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11 November 2017
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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
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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
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  Child marriage rates are rising in Jordan, according to a recent report. © UNFPA Jordan/ Elspeth Dehnert Amman, JORDAN – On most weekday afternoons, you can find 22-year-old Hiba* working at a... Read more
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
Press Release
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

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