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14 November 2012
Dispatch
LONDON/SARAJEVO, 14 November 2012—Making voluntary family planning available to everyone in developing countries would reduce costs for maternal and newborn health care by $11.3 billion annually,... Read more
5 October 2012
Dispatch
Is there a man who has inspired you by making women’s lives better around you? Do you know anyone who has stood up for gender equality? CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: STORIES OF REAL MEN Is there a man who... Read more
13 August 2012
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA Today, we celebrate the world's 1.8 billion young people. And we pause to consider that 43 per cent of... Read more
19 July 2012
Statement
he world’s population surpassed 7 billion last October and is expected to grow to 9 billion by the middle of this century. The paramount challenge of sustainability is to meet the needs of 7 billion... Read more
3 July 2012
Dispatch
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 2 July 2012—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is calling on governments around the world to commit more resources to the critical issue of voluntary family planning... Read more
22 June 2012
Dispatch
‘The Future We Want’ was adopted by consensus today by all countries in the United Nations at the closing session of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, held in Rio de Janeiro,... Read more
6 June 2012
Dispatch
SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Amela Dafovic feels lucky to be alive. The fact that she is still here is thanks to her gut feeling that something was wrong, despite assurances from her doctors... Read more
23 May 2012
Dispatch
SARAJEVO, 23 May 2012 – The number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complications has almost halved in 20 years, according to new estimates released by the World Health Organization... Read more
5 May 2012
Dispatch
Joint message of Dr. Babatunde Osotomehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, and Agneta S. Bridges, Secretary General, ICM, International Confederation of Midwives... Read more
23 April 2012
Dispatch
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 23 April 2012—Urgent action is needed to protect and fulfill young people’s human rights, particularly their right to sexual and reproductive health. Only then would they be... Read more

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