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13 June 2017

Girls' volleyball tournament against child marriage in Rolpa

Libang (Rolpa) -- The District Coordination Committee (DCC), Rolpa, in partnership with the Women and Children Office (WCO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is organizing a friendly volleyball tournament in Libang on 14 June 2017 among adolescent girls to spread awareness about child marriage and the importance of

5 June 2017

UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was 68 years old. “This is a devastating loss for UNFPA and for the people, especially women, girls and youth, he dedicated his life

23 May 2017

Hope, healing, and dignity for all

Over the past year, I followed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Alice, from Malawi, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at the age of 83, after living with this terrible and treatable condition for 66 years. Jumwa, from Kenya, was treated at the age of 77, after living with fistula for 50 years. I have

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This is a summary of the study on “Assessing Supply Side Constraints Affecting the...
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is expected to shape the world’s common future...
This study aims to determine the prevalence of selected reproductive health (RH)...
Child marriage affects both boys and the girls, however, it disproportionately affects...

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