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19 August 2017
Statement
Message of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for World Humanitarian Day Every woman has the right to decide whether or when she will become pregnant, to give birth safely and to be... Read more
12 August 2017
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem   Young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to build the foundation for a just and... Read more
10 August 2017
The roots of violence against women run deep in Bangladesh, where a national survey has indicated that half of all women suffer some form of violence in their lifetimes. Growing up in the southern... Read more
12 July 2017
Written by Yoriko Yasukawa, UNFPA's Asia-Pacific Regional Director, this article was originally published by the World Economic Forum.  Nestled in a remote forest near the border with Vietnam, the... Read more
11 July 2017
Press Release
Bangkok, July 11, 2017 – Family planning is not only a fundamental human right that empowers individuals, especially women and girls, and helps save the lives of women and newborns, it is vital to... Read more
10 July 2017
Statement
Message for World Population Day 2017 Dr. Natalia Kanem, Acting Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are... Read more
7 July 2017
Dispatch
Mae Esparcia an employee at Hamlin's garments factory.  (Photo by UNFPA Philippines) Mae Esparcia, an employee at Hamlin's garments factory in Cavite, the Philippines is now better to her family and life.  (Photo by UNFPA)
  Cavite, Philippines, 7 July 2017 – Seven months ago, Mae Esparcia, 30, gave birth to her first child, Maria Carmen. After her delivery, Ms. Esparcia, a garments factory worker at Hamlin Industrial... Read more
28 June 2017
Press Release
  United Nations agencies convene over 100 government and civil society partners from 12 countries for a landmark regional meeting in Bangkok to respond to gender-based violence Bangkok, June 28,... Read more
23 June 2017
In the News
Colombo – Sri Lanka’s first self-learning comprehensive sexuality education website -- www.RoadToAdulthood.lk -- is set to help thousands of young people navigate the complex and challenging trials... Read more
20 June 2017
Dispatch
Iligan, Philippines – With weary but firm arms, Tarhata Mostare cradles her newborn child at the sprawling Buru-un School of Fisheries evacuation centre in Iligan city, which is hosting women, men... Read more

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