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10 December 2017

We must be bold and vocal in promoting the rights of all people to make free decisions

Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we celebrate the foundations that the Declaration provides for the right to sexual and reproductive health, and the growing...

24 November 2017

Commit to ending gender-based violence by 2030

Gender-based violence, along with harmful practices, such as child marriage and female genital mutilation, are human rights violations that rob women and girls of their futures and undermine their health and well-being.

19 November 2017

UNFPA scales up response after earthquake hit Iraq

In the aftermath of the powerful earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border last Sunday evening, the office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Iraq scaled up its emergency intervention.

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 Some 20 million people require humanitarian assistance, seven million of whom are...
The population in the Arab region is expected to nearly double and a half by 2050,...

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