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10 December 2015
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
19 August 2015
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Nearly 60 million people are forcibly displaced by conflict, war and persecution, the largest number since the United Nations was created 70 years ago in the ashes of the Second World War. And due... Read more
12 August 2015
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Today, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commemorates International Youth Day, under the theme, “Youth Civic Engagement,” by celebrating the actions young people around the world take to... Read more
11 July 2015
Statement
A recent United Nations report warns that the number of forcibly displaced people has risen to a record number – almost 60 million at the end of 2014. Among these, most women and adolescent girls... Read more
12 May 2015
Statement
Women and girls living with fistula are among the most marginalized and neglected, and the persistence of fistula is a grave illustration of serious inequalities and the denial of rights and dignity... Read more
20 April 2015
Press Release
Cairo, 20 April 2015 – Under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Hala Youssef, Minister of Population, the Center for Economic and Financial Research Studies (CEFRS) at Cairo University in cooperation with the... Read more

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