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10 February 2014
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia is claimed to be one of the worst places in the world to be a woman, especially a pregnant woman. In fact Somali women bear on average approximately 6 children, and 1 in... Read more
6 February 2014
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KHARTOUM, Sudan — “Changing cultural norms and beliefs need to come from within the community. People concerned with an issue as Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) and convinced that it is... Read more
6 February 2014
“Synergy of action by Governments, International Community and Civil Society to accelerate the achievement of the Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation" Globally there are nearly 140 million... Read more
6 February 2014
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MOGADISHU, Somalia — “I used to circumcise young girls and babies as a source of income to support my family, but I have realized now that Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) is a harmful... Read more
14 January 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York  – As more than 2.3 million Syrian women and girls of reproductive age continue to bear the brunt of the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
15 November 2013
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Before arriving to the country, Mr. Anders Thomsen was the UNFPA Deputy Representative for India and Bhutan.  He brings with him two decades of experience in development assistance, with a commitment... Read more
1 November 1988
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