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25 November 2018
Statement
Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with... Read more
25 October 2018
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Data literacy and storytelling at the UN World Data Forum
By Lisa Cornish / devex DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Investing in new systems, methods, and partnerships to build data supporting the Sustainable Development Goals is pointless if the resulting data... Read more
24 October 2018
Statement
Closing remarks by Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference, Tehran, Iran, October 24, 2018 Image: UNFPA Iran   It is a pleasure to be able to join you all... Read more
17 October 2018
News
Opinion: How partnering with policymakers turns data into action / devex
By Emily Courey Pryor / devex In 2009, Vietnam learned about a pervasive problem they didn’t know they had. The established belief was that violence against women was simply not an issue in the... Read more
17 October 2018
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The United Nations Population Fund’s latest flagship State of World Population 2018 report focuses on the power of choice. The report titled 'The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the... Read more
17 October 2018
Press Release
New York / Bangkok, 17 October 2018--The global trend towards smaller families, including in Asia and the Pacific, is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many... Read more
16 October 2018
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DONGGALA, Indonesia – “I am so scared. I can’t even describe it,” Ibu Fariati, 27, told UNFPA. On 28 September, Ms. Fariati’s home collapsed in a 7.5-magnitude earthquake that, just 30 minutes later... Read more
11 October 2018
Statement
Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl 2018 Dr Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund We believe in the power of girls to change this... Read more
10 October 2018
Statement
Today on World Mental Health Day, UNFPA calls for strengthened action to provide services for the mental health of young people Statement from Dr Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director A safe and... Read more
18 September 2018
News
The National Population and Family Planning Board of Indonesia (BKKBN), in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and Partners in Population and Development (PPD), organized... Read more

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