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17 February 2012
Press Release
NEW DELHI – The Asia-Pacific region has made great strides in reducing poverty and is moving fast towards other development goals, but levels of hunger and child and maternal mortality are still high... Read more
17 February 2012
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NORTHERN MINDANAO, Philippines – In the midst of the severe flooding brought on by tropical storm Washi, Analiza Tumanda was resigned to the idea of giving birth on the rooftop of a neighbour’s house... Read more
20 January 2012
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KABUL – In mid-December, Maliha walked for five days to reach Faizabad, the capital of Badakhshan, in northeastern Afghanistan, to receive her award as best midwife in the province. She felt proud as... Read more
17 January 2012
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In June this year, the 'world' will meet in Brazil for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development or Rio+20 – twenty years after the Earth Summit in Rio where countries adopted Agenda... Read more
17 January 2012
Press Release
TOKYO – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has joined Tokyo FM Radio and other Japanese partners – including the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare; Sanrio, maker of the popular... Read more
16 January 2012
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The sex-ratio imbalance that has plagued certain Asian countries has been increasing in the last few years with one exception, the Republic of Korea, while a few  European countries, including... Read more
14 January 2012
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SEOUL – Strengthening the partnership with the Republic of Korea at all levels – with parliamentarians, civil society, media and young people – is a top mission for UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
5 January 2012
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THIMPHU (Kuenselonline.com) – The Department of Disaster Management yesterday received 2,050 dignity kits from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for the people affected by the tremors of... Read more
23 December 2011
Press Release
MANILA – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is working with international and local partners to provide essential reproductive health supplies to respond to the needs of over 12,000 pregnant... Read more
21 December 2011
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DHAKA – A new study has found that men who have negative attitudes towards women are more likely to use violence, affecting not only the women whom they have violated but also the children in their... Read more

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