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12 November 2019
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NAIROBI, Kenya, 12 November 2019 – The price tag to achieve three world-transforming results in the next decade – ending preventable maternal deaths, eliminating gender-based violence and harmful... Read more
8 November 2019
Press Release
NAIROBI / BANGKOK, 8 November 2019 -- Actions to save mothers’ lives, meet the global demand for contraception and stop violence against women and girls by 2030 are the primary focus of a three-day... Read more
1 November 2019
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Thimphu, Bhutan - "There was a time when I would be menstruating and didn’t know what to do during those days. I didn’t quite understand what menstrual hygiene meant. I didn’t know what I was... Read more
1 November 2019
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Participants in the 2018 kNOwVAWdata course
Addressing violence against women effectively cuts across many of the Sustainable Development Goals that underpin the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. This shared commitment brings together... Read more
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
Statement
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
Statement
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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“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

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