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14 November 2019
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Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 day one recap
World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups began unveiling their commitments to end preventable maternal death, meet all... Read more
14 November 2019
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The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhruru Kenyatta, is pictured with some high level representatives, including (sitting from left) the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, Natalia Kanem, and the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Amina J. Mohammed,
NEWS RELEASE   Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls   NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in... Read more
15 October 2019
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“UNFPA is extremely concerned about the current situation in northeastern Syria,” said Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund. “The military operation poses... Read more
11 October 2019
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Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the traditional roles that society has dictated for generations. More and more are saying no to child marriage and... Read more
10 October 2019
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UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, is pleased to announce the launch of  Unbroken, a publication that showcases the remarkable resilience and potential of adolescent... Read more
8 October 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Data from 2017 show that approximately 810 women die each day of preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. This is a roughly 38 per cent decline in the global... Read more
2 October 2019
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SANA’A, Yemen/UNITED NATIONS, New York – Om Asma’s most recent pregnancy could have killed her. She already had a baby at home, and her body felt depleted. “I became pregnant immediately after the... Read more
25 September 2019
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AL HOL CAMP, Syria – “I never expected that I would be in this situation and suffer so much,” 18-year-old Khadeeja told a UNFPA health worker in the Al-Hol Camp in northeastern Syria, where some 75,... Read more
29 August 2019
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Growing up, Thekra Alhazmi, from Saudi Arabia, knew that the odds were against her dreams. She wanted to study electrical engineering. STEM studies and jobs are largely male-dominated and difficult... Read more
28 August 2019
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In continuation of the extended partnership between the Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DFID) and UNFPA, DFID is contributing GBP 7 million over the coming year to... Read more

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