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10 December 2017
Statement
We must be bold and vocal in promoting the rights of all people to make free decisions   Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017     Today, as... Read more
5 December 2017
News
  Cojine* endured years of spousal abuse in Iraq. © UNFPA Iraq ERBIL, Iraq – “There are lots of setbacks in life, but what matters is standing up again,” said 33-year-old Cojine*. She would know... Read more
24 November 2017
News
  Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2017 Rohingya refugees fleeing into Bangladesh have... Read more
23 November 2017
News
Tatiana’s family in Ukraine was torn apart by her husband’s abuses. He is gone now, but she and her six children are still trying to rebuild in this small home. “The children – I live for them... Read more
19 November 2017
News
Erbil, Iraq, 19 November 2017 – 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... Read more
11 November 2017
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York -- UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is concerned about the effects of the total closure of air, sea and land access to Yemen on the people in the country,... Read more
7 November 2017
Statement
New York, 06 November 2017 As delivered Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, Thank you all for coming today. I visited Yemen from 24 to 28 October. It was my first visit there as Emergency Relief... Read more
1 November 2017
News
From 25th November, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to 10th December, the Human Rights Day - 16 days of Activism, is a time to join hands and forces to... Read more
31 October 2017
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  Amany Abdel-Aal, a Wen-Do instructor from the organization Etijah, teaches women how defend themselves and stand up for their rights. © UNFPA/Rebecca Zerzan CAIRO, Egypt – “Your fear is... Read more
24 October 2017
News
In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly declared 24 October, the anniversary of the Charter of the United Nations, as which "shall be devoted to making known to the people of the world the aims... Read more

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