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23 May 2019
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  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Natalia Kanem for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula   Shame, isolation and segregation are among the indignities faced by the hundreds of... Read more
17 May 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem Human rights are inherent to all human beings, and every person, without distinction, is entitled to a life free from violence, persecution,... Read more
5 May 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019 Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy,... Read more
5 May 2019
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Suva, Fiji - Life as a midwife varies so much from day to day – each day brings new challenges. Emma Diloi, a retired midwife from Fiji, recounts that there was never a dull moment for her throughout... Read more
5 May 2019
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Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh - Her door stands open, but on this day Salma is not at home in her small tarpaulin shack, in the middle of the largest refugee camp on Earth. In the Rohingya refugee camps... Read more
26 April 2019
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HA NOI, VIET NAM – At the start of April, more than 122,000 people fanned out across Viet Nam, pursuing information about every single person in the country. They are enumerators for the country’s... Read more
18 April 2019
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Background Globally, violence against women is an urgent public health, human rights, economic and public policy priority. Reliable, comparable data on violence against women are essential to... Read more
10 April 2019
Press Release
New York/Bangkok/Kuala Lumpur, 10 April 2019— The global sexual and reproductive health and rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering... Read more
10 April 2019
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Address by Dr Annette Sachs Robertson, Deputy Regional Director UNFPA Asia-Pacific State of World Population 2019: Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All Regional Launch,... Read more
4 April 2019
Press Release
New York/Geneva, 4 April 2019—UNFPA and UNAIDS are seriously concerned by new criminal law provisions that came into force yesterday, 3 April 2019, in Brunei Darussalam. The provisions, which impose... Read more

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