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14 November 2019
Press Release
NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more
12 November 2019
Press Release
Private sector organizations including the Ford Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, World Vision and many others announced at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 they will mobilize some $8 billion... Read more
12 November 2019
Press Release
NAIROBI, Kenya, 12 November 2019 – World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end... Read more
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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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
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
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

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