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31 March 2017
  Bangkok -- Asia-Pacific nations have adopted a road map of regional cooperation on implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at the Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (... Read more
30 March 2017
Press Release
BANGKOK (ESCAP News) — A high-level panel on the role of gender equality and women's empowerment in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia and the Pacific today called for greater... Read more
29 March 2017
Statement
Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development, 2017 – Roundtable on SDG 3 Opening Remarks by Lubna Baqni, Deputy Regional Director, UNFPA Asia and the Pacific   We are very happy to be co-hosting... Read more
22 March 2017
  Colombo, Sri Lanka – Ninety per cent of women in Sri Lanka have endured sexual harassment while taking public transport, a new study commissioned by UNFPA has found.   The findings, released last... Read more
17 March 2017
In the News
  UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador inspires audiences and is inspired by them Leading Hollywood actor, humanitarian and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd is savouring... Read more
14 March 2017
  Salma Hamid, UNFPA's Senior Adviser for Political and Multilateral Affairs, blogs on the big speeches and the main events from day one of the 61st Session of Commission on the the Status of Women (... Read more
13 March 2017
Ingrid FitzGerald, Regional Gender and Human Rights Adviser, UNFPA Asia-Pacific & Yoriko Yasukawa, Regional Director, UNFPA Asia-Pacific. As the 61st Commission on the Status of Women takes place... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres: Message on International Women’s Day 2017 New York, 8 March 2017 Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017 Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from... Read more
17 February 2017
Dispatch
  Kachin State, Myanmar – Since the armed conflict in northern Myanmar’s Kachin State intensified in December, nearly 7,000 people have fled the area, often amid shelling and airstrikes. Among the... Read more

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