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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
14 February 2017
Srey Chea, who prefers to use a pseudonym is married, but the former Cambodian civil servant has a strict condom policy with her husband. “Even when my husband gets drunk and wants to have sex... Read more
6 February 2017
Statement
Joint message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February... Read more
12 January 2017
Statement
The Executive Order number 12 issued by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte supporting the full implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law is a major push for... Read more
9 December 2016
Dispatch
Colombo – Leaders of all ages came together to help Sri Lanka chart the way to middle income status and make the most of the contry's large working age population at a landmark forum today. Sri Lanka... Read more
9 December 2016
Statement
Statement to mark Human Rights Day by Yoriko Yasukawa, UNFPA’s Director for Asia and the Pacific. This is a line from ‘Taking it to the Streets,’ a Doobie Brothers song from the 1970s that many... Read more
29 November 2016
Statement
Statement on Safeguarding Women and Girls in Myanmar’s Rakhine State Yangon, 29 November 2016 — The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, is calling for urgently safeguarding of the health and... Read more
24 November 2016
Feature Story
“The most difficult part of my job is the repeated cases, where the husband will not change his behaviour, where the wife is not able to leave, and where she is abused again and again”, says GBV... Read more
24 November 2016
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 This... Read more
5 November 2016
Opinion
Chloe Reynaldo being interviewed at the UNFPA AMCDRR stall
Chloe Reynaldo (16) is a UNFPA-supported youth leader and peer educator on sexual and reproductive health and rights from the Philippines “These past two days were so packed, I can’t imagine it... Read more

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