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29 March 2020
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Giving birth is never an easy experience. At a time of COVID-19, the experience can be even more fraught. Iran's midwives are helping pregnant women, new mothers and their babies - reassuring women,... Read more
19 March 2020
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March - April 2020 requirements: US$67,500,000 The Novel Coronavirus was designated a "public health emergency of international concern" on 30 January 2020 by the World Health Organization (WHO).  On... Read more
19 March 2020
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Women face increased risk of violence, loss of livelihoods and other threats under the pandemic. © Unsplash/Tam Wai
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the virus, ramping up health system responses and announcing movement... Read more
18 March 2020
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To augment the ongoing response by the Philippine Department of Health (DOH) to the rapidly escalating COVID-19 outbreak in the country, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Philippines... Read more
8 March 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day,  8 March 2020 This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender... Read more
8 March 2020
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Message from Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi, UNFPA China Representative International Women’s Day 2020 Beijing, 8 May 2020 On the occasion of International Women's Day, on behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
5 March 2020
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UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more
4 March 2020
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YANGON, Myanmar – Globally, a person dies from suicide every 40 seconds, and it is estimated that for every death, 20 others have attempted to take their own lives. The vast majority of suicides take... Read more
24 February 2020
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24 February 2020 BEIJING, China – As part of the United Nations' response to support the Government of China’s efforts to contain and mitigate the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in... Read more
6 February 2020
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Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom... Read more

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