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11 July 2018
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Ha Noi, Viet Nam - Viet Nam's Minister Health, civil society organisations and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Asia and the Pacific are reaffirming their commitment and support on World... Read more
11 July 2018
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  Family planning as a human right   This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Conference on Human Rights, where family planning was, for the first time, affirmed as a right for... Read more
11 July 2018
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UNFPA and the Government of Viet Nam will jointly host a panel discussion to mark World Population Day on 11th of July 2018 at the Viet Nam Youth Academy in Ha Noi.   Family planning as a human right... Read more
11 July 2018
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  Family planning is a human right Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund     Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to... Read more
10 July 2018
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  Ha Noi - “I started using birth control after our fourth child,” says Thuy Anh (37) as she busies herself in her garden at her home on the southern outskirts of Viet Nam’s capital. “We had three... Read more
1 July 2018
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The sheer numbers are staggering. The stories, no less. Since August 2017, almost 700,000 Rohingya have fled horrific violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, crossing over into Bangladesh. There, in... Read more
30 June 2018
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NAYAPARA REFUGEE CAMP, COX’S BAZAR DISTRICT, Bangladesh -  On an overcast June morning, a large group of Rohingya refugee women were waiting their turn at the maternity centre within the Nayapara... Read more
21 June 2018
Press Release
Women join hands to measure violence against women prevalence in Asia and the Pacific.
Canberra, Australia / Bangkok, Thailand – A landmark training course and an interactive website to build skills in measuring violence against women (VAW) have been launched by the kNOwVAWdata... Read more
20 June 2018
Opinion
Dr Sharman Stone is Australia's Ambassador for Women and Girls After her son’s murder, Miriam* finally fled her village in Myanmar’s conflict-ravaged Rakhine State. Even as Miriam escaped, the few... Read more
19 June 2018
Statement
Statement by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the 2018 International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective security... Read more

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