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12 March 2018
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Parliamentarians of Province 2 across party lines committed to promoting human rights of women and girls, particularly their reproductive rights, by introducing effective laws, while calling on all... Read more
8 March 2018
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“I was not against my parents, but against their mindset that a girl should be married off at an early age,” says Sangita.
In her home district in Province 7 of Nepal, 19-year-old Sangita BK needs no introduction. She is well-known as an activist against child marriage in Bajhang district. In the last three years, she... Read more
8 March 2018
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UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more
12 January 2018
Statement
Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem The new year is a time for reflection and for resolutions – a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve and... Read more
10 December 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017   Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we celebrate... Read more
1 December 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for World AIDS Day 2017 One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million. In adopting the Sustainable Development... Read more
26 November 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2017 Rohingya refugees fleeing into Bangladesh have... Read more
8 November 2017
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TAULIHAWA, Kapilvastu – "I often watch boys playing cricket on this ground. But today I caught a glimpse of girl cricketers in action. I thoroughly enjoyed their match", says Irfan Darji, who watched... Read more
24 October 2017
Press Release
TAULIHAWA: A friendly cricket tournament among adolescent girls, organized to raise awareness and galvanize action to end child marriage and violence against women and girls, started in Taulihawa of... Read more
24 October 2017
Press Release
तौलिहवा  (७ कार्तिक, २०७४): जनचेतना जगाउदै बालविवाह र महिला विरुद्ध हिंसा अन्त्यका लागि ठोस कार्य सञ्चालन गर्न किशोरीहरुबीच मैत्रीपूर्ण जिल्लास्तरीय क्रिकेट प्रतियोगिता आजबाट कपिलवस्तुको तौलिहवामा... Read more

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