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19 August 2019
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Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh - The old lady walks rapidly through the refugee camp outside Cox’s Bazar in southern Bangladesh. Everyone recognises her, many shouting “Hello grandma, what is your news?”... Read more
12 August 2019
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My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation   UNFPA Executive Director Natalia Kanem Statement on International Youth Day 2019   From their communities to their... Read more
30 July 2019
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Statement by Dr Natalia Kanem Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund Trafficking in persons exploits the most vulnerable among us, those often already disadvantaged and marginalized... Read more
16 July 2019
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Rohingya refugees and the local host communities of Cox’s Bazar District in Bangladesh continue to display immense resiliency amid the harsh conditions inflicted by the ongoing monsoon season.   For... Read more
11 July 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem   Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.  ... Read more
5 June 2019
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Antipolo City, Philippines – With a hopeful smile, Maricel Bedla eagerly awaited to learn and gain access to family planning services at a health centre in the village of San Roque.  “My husband and... Read more
28 May 2019
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Menstruation is a natural, and essential, part of the reproductive cycle; roughly half the human population has or will experience it. But too often, menstruation is shrouded in mystery, leading to... Read more
23 May 2019
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  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Natalia Kanem for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula   Shame, isolation and segregation are among the indignities faced by the hundreds of... Read more
17 May 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem Human rights are inherent to all human beings, and every person, without distinction, is entitled to a life free from violence, persecution,... Read more
5 May 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019 Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy,... Read more

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