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24 October 2017
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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
18 October 2017
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    Around the world, vast inequalities have trapped people in a cycle of poverty and marginalization. © Andrea Bruce/Noor UNITED NATIONS, New York – Vast inequalities threaten economies,... Read more
17 October 2017
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In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. At the top, resources and privileges... Read more
17 October 2017
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Unchecked inequality and failure to protect the rights of poorest women could undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns Only about half of the world’s women hold paid... Read more
11 October 2017
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  What does gender inequality look like? These five girls can tell you. Illustration by Bodil Jane for UNFPA. UNITED NATIONS, New York – Despite years of efforts and advances, full gender... Read more
11 October 2017
Statement
  Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017   Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways... Read more
4 October 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
4 October 2017
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Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director On 3 October 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.... Read more
1 October 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of Older Persons, 1 October 2017 A new narrative about the role of older persons is in the making—one that... Read more
28 September 2017
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Ahlam was able to safely give birth by Caesarean section at a health facility with UNFPA-provided supplies. © UNFPA Yemen/Fahmia Al-Fotih
UNITED NATIONS, New York/TAIZZ, Yemen – “My husband and I agreed to use family planning and not have more kids, but he was pressured by our family and I got pregnant again,” said Ahlam, a mother of... Read more

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