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18 April 2019
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Background Globally, violence against women is an urgent public health, human rights, economic and public policy priority. Reliable, comparable data on violence against women are essential to... Read more
10 April 2019
Press Release
New York/Bangkok/Kuala Lumpur, 10 April 2019— The global sexual and reproductive health and rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering... Read more
10 April 2019
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Address by Dr Annette Sachs Robertson, Deputy Regional Director UNFPA Asia-Pacific State of World Population 2019: Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All Regional Launch,... Read more
4 April 2019
Press Release
New York/Geneva, 4 April 2019—UNFPA and UNAIDS are seriously concerned by new criminal law provisions that came into force yesterday, 3 April 2019, in Brunei Darussalam. The provisions, which impose... Read more
8 March 2019
Statement
Statement for International Women's Day 2019 Natalia Kanem, Executive Director, UNFPA Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the way we work, the way we communicate, the way we... Read more
15 February 2019
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United Nations aid agencies and NGO partners have launched the 2019 Joint Response Plan (JRP) for the Rohingya humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh, concentrated across the sprawling refugee camps of... Read more
13 February 2019
Press Release
SEOUL, Republic of Korea, 13 January 2019 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is strengthening its longstanding relationship with the Republic of Korea by opening a liaison office in Seoul.... Read more
23 January 2019
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Every young person will one day have life-changing decisions to make about their sexual and reproductive health. Yet research shows that the majority of adolescents lack the knowledge and skills... Read more
10 December 2018
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By Ananke Marking Human Rights Day, Emily Courey Pryor, Executive Director Data2x – a dynamic platform hosted by the UN Foundation – which promotes and enables production and use of gender data to... Read more
1 December 2018
Statement
THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON WORLD AIDS DAY 2018 Thirty years after the first World AIDS Day, the response to HIV stands at a crossroads. Which way we turn may define the course... Read more

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