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11 October 2018
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Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl   We believe in the power of girls to change this... Read more
1 October 2018
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Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of Older Persons   One in nine persons today is aged 60 or older.... Read more
31 August 2018
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Today, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Kingdom (UK) Department for International Development (DFID) signed an 18-month agreement for £2.86 million to support the United... 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... Read more
12 August 2018
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Let’s Put Young People at the Centre   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... Read more
19 July 2018
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“Now I am an empowered young woman. I know how to protect myself and to stand up for my rights that I didn't know I had before”, shares Marcia (19 years). Marcia is one of the approximately 100,000... Read more
11 July 2018
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Family planning is a human right   MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY  Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2018   Fifty years ago, the world declared... 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’... Read more
25 November 2017
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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
11 October 2017
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“It is important to create safe spaces where girls can feel free to express themselves. To participate in the girls' conference inspired me to do more to help the girls in my community” shares Amina... Read more

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