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16 February 2020
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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 FACTS AND FIGURES as of 11 February 2020

More than 8,300 people participated in the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 (The official number is 8,355) Summit participants included more than 2,500 heads of state and other top government officials and... Read more

6 February 2020
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Accelerating Actions Towards Zero Female Genital Mutilation

An Overview: It was in 2012 that the UN General Assembly designated February 6th as the international Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. As it is the case with most international... Read more

5 February 2020
Statement

Unleashing Youth Power: A Decade of Accelerating Actions Towards Zero Female Genital Mutilation

Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Ghebreyesus, and WHO Director-General Dr.... Read more

2 February 2020
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UNFPA Algeria and Ministry of Health : Second survey to consolidate the maternal death rate

In Algeria, the maternal mortality rate has been reduced by more than 50% between 1999 and 2016, from 117.4 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births respectively to 57.7 maternal deaths, according to... Read more

26 December 2019
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A look back at the 2010s: A decade of voices and choices

UNITED NATIONS, New York – As another decade draws to a close, the world is preoccupied with perils on the horizon. Climate change is beginning to ravage communities everywhere. The global ... Read more

10 December 2019
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New UN Report: Bold legal reforms in some Arab countries can inspire accelerated progress across the region towards Gender Justice & Equality before the law

Amman, 10 December 2019 – A new report that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women),... Read more

10 December 2019
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Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day

Youth Standing up for Human Rights On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making meaningful change in their communities, countries and around... Read more

1 December 2019
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day

This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services that help prevent HIV transmission and improve the wellbeing of people living... Read more

25 November 2019
Statement

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women   The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it... Read more

14 November 2019
Press Release

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls   NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan... Read more

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