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10 July 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day 11 July 2020   Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his... Read more
30 June 2020
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Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report   30 June 2020, ISTANBUL--Every year... Read more
19 June 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective security... Read more
15 May 2020
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By Alanna Armitage Across Europe, from Spain to Serbia, care homes for older people have become hotspots of COVID-19 infections. According to the World Health Organization, residents of long-term... Read more
6 May 2020
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - While state of emergency remains in place throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNFPA started Youth Barometer, an online weekly talk-show... Read more
5 May 2020
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  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020 As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being... Read more
28 April 2020
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More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. New York, USA, 27 April 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the... Read more
27 April 2020
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“Rise for All” calls on all leaders to meet the human crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and fully fund the UN Response and Recovery Trust Fund New York, 27 April 2020 – Supporting the UN Secretary-... Read more
7 April 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to... Read more
27 March 2020
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With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, stands in... Read more

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