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11 November 2019
Press Release
Nairobi, Kenya, 11 November 2019 — Actions to save mothers’ lives, meet the global demand for contraception and stop violence against women and girls by 2030 are the focus of a three-day global... Read more
20 October 2019
Press Release
KATHMANDU: At an especially important time in an important year for the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, its Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, has arrived in Kathmandu on her first... Read more
11 October 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl, 11 October Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the... Read more
10 October 2019
Statement
Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2019 The mental health consequences of crisis and conflict are serious, yet often overlooked. Those... Read more
4 September 2019
News
RAUTAHAT – Just minutes after Sunita Sah put her twins to sleep inside her thatched mud-and-straw house, raging floodwaters entered her village. “Run, run,” were the shouts the nursing mother heard... Read more
19 August 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day   As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA salutes those who respond to crises around the world. This year, we call... Read more
12 August 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day   From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as... Read more
10 July 2019
News
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a healthy planet.  On World Population Day, we recognize that this mission is closely interrelated... Read more
10 July 2019
Statement
Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more
30 June 2019
Statement
Trafficking in persons exploits the most vulnerable among us, those often already disadvantaged and marginalized, including refugees and migrants. No country is immune. More than 70 percent of human... Read more

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