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21 April 2017
Statement
KATHMANDU, APRIL 21 — I am contesting the upcoming election with my headscarf on, duly following the advice of my mother-in-law. But I have offered my full support to my daughter-in-law to contest... Read more
4 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more
3 February 2017
Dispatch
Young people in Kapilvastu district are working together to better understand their role in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Recently, they have “localized” the SDGs. “The 17... Read more
16 January 2017
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 16 January 2017 – The official start of the Bachelor in Midwifery program in Nepal is an important milestone towards improving maternal and newborn health in the country, said the United... Read more
20 December 2016
Feature Story
Manmati Tailor is a 18-year old girl who is devoting her energy to fight for the rights of adolescent girls in Far-Western Nepal. While listening to stories of trafficked women, adolescent girls and... Read more
1 December 2016
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016 It is past time to get serious about HIV prevention. We... Read more
30 November 2016
Feature Story
RAUTAHAT — At the stroke of 5 am, Kabita Thakur wakes up and in no time starts studying from the chapter she had left the previous day. After six she hurries to her college, 5 km from her home. Back... Read more
25 November 2016
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 This... Read more
25 October 2016
Feature Story
BAITADI — Whenever parents take a cheena (a birth chart made as per the Hindu astrological calendar) of their children to Dev Dutta Bhatta, at first glance the astrologer-cum-priest makes sure he has... Read more
17 October 2016
Statement
To eradicate poverty – like any other goal to improve the human condition – we need to fully understand the world’s demographics. Poor countries with burgeoning youth populations may find it... Read more

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