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10 October 2018
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Message of Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA World Mental Health Day 10 October 2018     Today on World Mental Health Day, UNFPA calls for strengthened action to provide services for the... Read more
1 October 2018
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Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Older Persons by Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, Dr. Natalia Kanem   One in nine persons today is aged 60 or... Read more
21 August 2018
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The Government of Nepal has initiated preparations for the 2021 Population and Housing Census. The next census will be conducted in a new era – under the 2015 Constitution of Nepal and new federal... Read more
19 August 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day 2018 Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet reaching... Read more
12 August 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018 We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We... Read more
11 July 2018
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Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day, 12 July 2018 Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and... Read more
2 July 2018
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Palash Devi Rajdhobi never thought she would experience the relief of living without obstetric fistula, a serious and tragic childbirth injury which affects some women who have been through difficult... Read more
23 May 2018
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Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2018 Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a woman’s... Read more
17 May 2018
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On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stands with all members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)... Read more
16 May 2018
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Krishni Tharu, Deputy Speaker of Province 5, had the rapt attention of parliamentarians as she shared her childhood experiences.  “I myself have suffered consequences of child marriage for many years... Read more

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