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11 July 2017

World Population Day Statement by Acting UNFPA Executive Director

MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY 2017 Family planning: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 ***   Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are refugees, face social, economic and geographic obstacles to

8 March 2017

Universal access to sexual and reproductive health—the key to gender equality

Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from want and fear, without discrimination. Gender equality is also vital to sustainable development, peace and security. It’s not just a women’s issue. It’s an issue for all of humanity. Sadly, despite some progress, the world still has a

24 November 2016

Empowering women and girls requires renewed efforts to end violence and harmful practices

This is 2016 and yet one in three women worldwide still experiences or has experienced some form of physical or sexual violence, usually perpetrated by someone she knows. Moreover, millions of women and girls have been subjected to other forms of violence and harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation, which affect an



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