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21 September 2017
Dispatch
On the International Day of Peace, youth across Asia-Pacific are speaking up!   Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The theme for 2017 is “Together... Read more
12 September 2017
Press Release
US$ 13 million urgently needed to meet rapidly growing needs amid a massive humanitarian crisis 12 September 2017, Dhaka - As thousands upon thousands of desperate Rohingya civilians continue to... Read more
7 September 2017
Dispatch
Collecting data on violence against women is fraught with challenges. Dr Henriette Jansen, UNFPA's lead researcher on VAW data and the technical lead of the kNOwVAWdata initiative, lists six key... Read more
1 September 2017
Opinion
Yoriko Yasukawa, a United Nations veteran, served as Regional Director for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Asia-Pacific from 2015 to 2017.  In this in-depth interview she reflects on a... Read more
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

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