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17 May 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia   “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”... Read more
7 May 2020
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KATHMANDU — In far-western Nepal, more than 840 kilometers from the capital city, Dhana Bhatt is excited to welcome her first child. Her excitement is turning into fear and anxiety as Nepal is... Read more
5 May 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020   As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being... Read more
5 May 2020
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This year’s International Day of the Midwife comes at an especially poignant time as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. As the lessons of COVID-19 are teaching us, we need greater investments in... Read more
28 April 2020
Press Release
More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months   NEW YORK / BANGKOK - As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of... Read more
20 April 2020
Press Release
KATHMANDU — As part of the commitment to support the Government of Nepal in its efforts towards containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, the United Nations Population Fund today... Read more
20 April 2020
Press Release
काठमाडौंः नेपालमा कोरोना भाइरस (कोभिड–१९) सङ्क्रमण रोकथाम तथा नियन्त्रणमा नेपाल सरकारले गरेको प्रयासमा सहयोग पुर्‍याउने प्रतिबद्धता अनुरुप संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय जनसङ्ख्या कोष (यूएनएफपीए)ले १,२००... Read more
7 April 2020
Statement
On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more
27 March 2020
Statement
With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, stands in... Read more
8 March 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look... Read more

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