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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
News
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
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
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
News
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

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