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28 May 2018
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Celebrating Menstruation, from Menarche to Menopause

On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health Management Symposium on 28-29 May in Johannesburg, South Africa Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East... Read more

23 May 2018
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Leaving no one behind: Let us commit to ending fistula now!

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

30 April 2018
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Midwives Leading the Way with Quality Care

The theme of this year’s International Day of the Midwife, “Midwives Leading the Way with Quality Care”, is well in line with the national government agenda of Universal Health Coverage. The midwives... Read more

8 March 2018
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Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the 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

8 March 2018
Statement

Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

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

22 February 2018
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Delivering into chaos: How UNFPA is helping women give life in a dignified manner

The morning of August 20th, 2017 began like any other day for Lena Towai aged 35, and a mother of seven. Living in a pastoral community in Tangulbei in East Pokot County, her day involved taking care... Read more

6 February 2018
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A race against trends

JOINT STATEMENT UNFPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DR. NATALIA KANEM UNICEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HENRIETTA H. FORE International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February... Read more

6 February 2018
Statement

A race against trends

Joint Statement UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore     International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February... Read more

2 December 2017
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Uphold the Right to Health for All to End AIDS by 2030

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director 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 Goals, the... Read more

30 November 2017
Statement

Commit to ending gender-based violence by 2030

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women November 2017   Rohingya refugees fleeing into Bangladesh have... Read more

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