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5 February 2016
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, and UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, on the 2016 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation Female... Read more
21 January 2016
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Free UNFPA E-Courses on Procurement and Supply Chain: UNFPA has developed three e-courses in Procurement and Supply Chain related subjects. The courses are offered to partners in Governments, NGOs... Read more
25 August 2015
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UNFPA/The Guardian are proud to announce the media award for journalists reporting on FGM across Africa. The award is named "the Efua Dorkenoo Pan African Award for Reportage on Female Genital... Read more
15 May 2015
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Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide and thank them for the life-saving work they do. There is no stronger testament to their care and... Read more
8 March 2015
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During the upcoming Commission on the Status of Women, we look to the world’s leaders to commit to stronger action and the full implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action for progress for the... Read more
6 February 2015
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UNFPA, UNICEF, the International Confederation of Midwives and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics A call to action for health workers around the world to mobilize against FGM... Read more
1 December 2014
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Today, on World AIDS Day, I join every person around the world who believes the next generation should be free of HIV and AIDS. More than 30 years into the epidemic, we have moved beyond the early... Read more
25 November 2014
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As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, let us mobilize for the 16 days of activism from now until Human Rights Day on 10 December. Join the global... Read more
16 October 2014
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HQ/2014/816 October 2014 Ebola Wiping Out Gains in Safe Motherhood More than 800,000 pregnant women face much greater risk in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone UNITED NATIONS, New York, 16 October... Read more
10 October 2014
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Today on the International Day of the Girl Child, I join every person around the world who believes that adolescent girls should live free of violence and discrimination. We are guided by the... Read more

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