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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,... Read more
11 April 2016
Press Release
Launch of “Unit to combat sexual harassment phenomenon at Ain Shams University” Cairo, 11 April 2016- Today the launch of the first unit to combat sexual harassment phenomenon at Ain Shams University... Read more
8 March 2016
Dispatch
For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full enjoyment of human rights remain elusive. For instance, nearly 14 million children are forced into marriage every year... Read more
22 February 2016
CAIRO, EGYPT — Young people are a national priority and the future investment of the country, however despite their importance, there is a dearth of data on the many issues that confront young people... Read more
6 February 2016
Statement
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
10 December 2015
Dispatch
Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of two landmark international treaties. Together, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and... Read more
1 December 2015
Dispatch
This year, World AIDS Day coincides with the African conference on controlling HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Many people living with HIV, activists, government workers and... Read more
25 November 2015
Dispatch
World Must End Violence against Women Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2015 One in... Read more
28 September 2015
Dispatch
UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund, and The Guardian Newspaper are launching the Efua Dorkenoo Pan African Award for reportage on FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) for media professionals... Read more
27 September 2015
Dispatch
The 70th session of the General Assembly has opened with a towering achievement: the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, including 17 inspiring Sustainable Development Goals, the SDGs.  Our aim is clear. ... Read more

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