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23 January 2019
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Every young person will one day have life-changing decisions to make about their sexual and reproductive health. Yet research shows that the majority of adolescents lack the knowledge and skills... Read more
10 December 2018
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By Ananke Marking Human Rights Day, Emily Courey Pryor, Executive Director Data2x – a dynamic platform hosted by the UN Foundation – which promotes and enables production and use of gender data to... Read more
1 December 2018
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YANGON, Myanmar – “If I had known about safe sex in my teens, my life would never have turned out this way”, says 21-year-old Sithu*, who contracted HIV when he was only 19. Sithu was always a... Read more
1 December 2018
Statement
THE UNITED NATIONS SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON WORLD AIDS DAY 2018 Thirty years after the first World AIDS Day, the response to HIV stands at a crossroads. Which way we turn may define the course... Read more
28 November 2018
Press Release
(Bangkok) Senior officials representing governments from across Asia and the Pacific today recommitted their countries to putting people and their rights at the heart of development, noting that... Read more
26 November 2018
Press Release
Bangkok (ESCAP News) -- Senior government officials, United Nations representatives and civil society from across Asia and the Pacific gathered in Bangkok today for the start of the Midterm Review of... Read more
26 November 2018
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Fighting violence against women: From data to action
By devex editor When the government of Tanzania launched a national study on violence against children in 2009, the results were shocking. Nearly a third of surveyed females said they had experienced... Read more
26 November 2018
Statement
Opening remarks by Laura Londen, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Management) Asian and Pacific Population Conference / Mid-Term Review of the Asian and Pacific Declaration on Population and... Read more
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

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