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8 March 2017
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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... Read more
24 November 2016
Statement
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... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
“Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India. Susmita has never gone to school. She tends the few animals her family owns and attends to... Read more
1 October 2016
Statement
Population ageing – one of the most significant trends of the 21st century – represents both a cause for celebration and a challenge. To ensure that everyone’s well-being is enhanced through this... Read more
11 July 2016
Statement
   MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY 2016 Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director... Read more
1 June 2016
Dispatch
Cairo, 1 June 2016-  Today is the launch of” the Egypt Economic Cost of Gender Based Violence Survey 2015” under the auspices of the President of Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics... Read more
31 May 2016
Statement
The United Nations in Egypt is deeply saddened by the recent news of the tragic death of a young girl, Mayar Mohamed Mousa, in Suez Governorate due to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Regrettably,... Read more
5 May 2016
In the News
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
5 May 2016
Statement
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

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