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31 October 2019
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Students from Punakha Valley. Image: Nilanjana Bose/UNFPA Bhutan
  Punakha Valley, Bhutan - “What are your thoughts on holding the victim responsible when she becomes the subject of violence?” asked 19-year-old Jigme Khenrab, looking directly at the UNFPA... Read more
12 October 2019
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Dr Henriette Jansen meets Her Royal Highness Princess Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck of Bhutan
Will you be at the Sexual Violence Research Initiative Forum 2019? Look for kNOwVAWdata in the following places at SVRI Forum 2019, and find the full conference schedule here: When: Entire duration... Read more
11 October 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October, 2019   Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free... Read more
10 October 2019
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Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2019 The mental health consequences of crisis and conflict are serious, yet often overlooked. Those... Read more
3 October 2019
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  Kuldeep Kumar Dahar “Many of us didn’t even know what a smartphone was!” exclaims 68-year-old Mr Kuldeep Kumar, a retired government employee. He continues, “We didn’t even know the difference... Read more
1 October 2019
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In Qionglai, Sichuan province of southwest China, elderly people are finding new ways to contribute to society, by joining local older person associations. From government officials, community... Read more
1 October 2019
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“It’s the best motivation for me to get up and make it a productive day,” said Seraj. “It’s had a very positive impact on my health and happiness.” Bonyadeh Farzanegan, which means the ‘Foundation... Read more
1 October 2019
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Bjorn Andersson is Regional Director for the United Nations Population Fund in Asia and the Pacific. More and more countries across Asia and the Pacific are confronting the demographic reality of... Read more
19 August 2019
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Marawi City, Philippines – More than two years ago, in May 2017, 26-year-old Umme Limbona, found herself trapped inside the Amai Pakpak Medical Center in Marawi City in the southern Philippines. The... Read more
19 August 2019
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Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day 2019   As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA... Read more

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