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18 August 2016
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This World Humanitarian Day, we call for global solidarity and stand together with everyone affected by crisis. We unite as one humanity. We share a common responsibility to reach those furthest... Read more
12 August 2016
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Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for International Youth Day   UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates International Youth Day by reaffirming and... Read more
11 July 2016
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The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities... Read more
30 May 2016
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Every year, close to 13,000 women die of causes related to pregnancy and childbirth in the ASEAN region   As a Japanese citizen, I read with great interest the speech US President Barack Obama gave... Read more
24 May 2016
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ISTANBUL, 24 May 2016–The World Humanitarian Summit concluded here today with a demonstrated resolve to live up to the pledge to leave no one behind, including the more than 60 million displaced, and... Read more
19 May 2016
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Joint press release of the Ministry of Health of the Republic Indonesia with WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA   Indonesia has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus UN declares that Indonesia’s has eliminated... Read more
16 May 2016
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When investing in women and girls, everybody wins. That is the resounding message expected to come out of the Danish capital this week when Copenhagen hosts the largest international conference on... Read more
5 May 2016
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International Day of the Midwife 2016  Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund  5 May 2016 On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA... Read more
2 May 2016
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Yogyakarta, 30 April 2016 - Twenty four participants, comprised of Muslim Religious Leaders, Islamic teachers and Family Planning Programme Officers from nine Asian and African countries, joined a... Read more
29 March 2016
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Jakarta, 29 March 2016 – The Government of Indonesia and the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, signed today the new five-year plan of the agency that aims to promote reproductive health, empower... Read more

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