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10 October 2022
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Stolen childhood and shattered dreams, the reality of child marriage

Stolen childhood and shattered dreams, the reality of child marriage

Trapped at homes, prevented from going to schools, isolated from their families, friends and communities - this is the life of most child brides.... Read more

20 September 2022
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The United Nation Population Fund and the Government of Tunisia inaugurate the Centre of Excellence for Youth in the Arab Region

The United Nation Population Fund and the Government of Tunisia inaugurate the Centre of Excellence for Youth in the Arab Region

Tunis, The Republic of Tunisia, 20 September 2022- The Ministry of Youth and Sports in Tunisia and the United Nation Population Fund Arab States... Read more

31 August 2022
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Digital Violence is a crime

Virtual but real

It's virtual but with real consequences. Online violence is a public health issue with detrimental effects . It results in physical, sexual,... Read more

22 August 2022
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There are some 400 population awareness clubs across Egypt, with trainers and staff encouraging young people to speak up and out

Speaking out for sexual and reproductive health and rights in Egypt

MENUFIYA, Egypt – In a small village of “Menufiya” - one of Egypt’s governorates - community members used to refuse notions related to reproductive... Read more

18 August 2022
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World Humanitarian Day Statement

World Humanitarian Day Statement

Around the world, there are multiple intersecting and complex crises affecting humankind – from conflict to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, from... Read more

9 August 2022
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UNFPA welcomes the ceasefire and redoubles efforts to support women and girls in Gaza

UNFPA welcomes the ceasefire and redoubles efforts to support women and girls in Gaza

UNFPA Arab States Regional Director, Ms. Laila Baker, echoes the Secretary-General’s statement welcoming the ceasefire in Gaza and Israel, and... Read more

31 July 2022
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#ThisIsNotNormal

Until every woman and girl feels safe

UNFPA launches #ThisIsNotNormal — a campaign to reject the normalization of gender-based violence. “Women and girls experience violence and often... Read more

12 July 2022
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A health worker takes care of newborn babies in the UNFPA-supported neonatal department of the Al Shaab Hospital in Aden, Yemen.

Fear and optimism as world population poised to reach 8 billion – amid historic fertility slowdown

The United Nations announced today that the world’s population is expected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022 – a milestone for humanity – and... Read more

11 July 2022
Press Release
World set to reach 8 billion people on 15 November 2022

World set to reach 8 billion people on 15 November 2022

The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022, according to the World Population Prospects 2022, released today by the... Read more

9 July 2022
Statement
World Population Day Statement 2022 banner

World Population Day Statement 2022

Let’s keep this fact in mind when, in the next few months, the total number of people in the world tops 8 billion.

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