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18 June 2018
Statement
This statement is attributable to Pramila Patten, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, and Natalia Kanem, United... Read more
17 June 2018
Opinion
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
In early 2017, around one-hundred women gathered in a hotel conference room in central Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. They had responded to a call to participate in a 'Women’s Health and Life Experiences'... Read more
24 May 2018
News
Experts meet to discuss ageing populations across Asia and the Pacific.   Bangkok,  Thailand - At a time when a growing number of countries across Asia and the Pacific are faced with rapidly ageing... Read more
23 May 2018
News
Beijing, China, – Björn Andersson, Asia and the Pacific Regional Director of UNFPA – the United Nations Population Fund – has wrapped up a three-day visit to the People’s Republic of China, where he... Read more
17 May 2018
News
Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director, UNFPA   On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stands with all members... Read more
11 May 2018
News
  Address by Bjorn Andersson, UNFPA Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Health Science Centre, Peking University, Beijing. May 11, 2018   Xie-xie nin [Shi-ye shi-ye nin] – thank you for... Read more
5 May 2018
News
Herat, Afghanistan. - By midnight, Khurshid (35), already five months pregnant, was in serious trouble. Bleeding heavily, she had passed out from severe pain at home, and her family had carried her... Read more
4 May 2018
News
  Kathmandu, Nepal – Pramika Maharjan finally found her true calling when faced with the mortal risks that far too many pregnant women face in Nepal. “I was so upset when a woman, suffering from... Read more
4 May 2018
  With so many success stories, it might seem hard to believe that across Asia and the Pacific as a whole tens of thousands of mothers still die needlessly through pregnancy and childbirth every year... Read more
25 April 2018
News
Mendi, Papua New Guinea – When a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the remote Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea on February 26, Julian Ako, just 18 years old, was heavily... Read more

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