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8 March 2015
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The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, and the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing bolstered progress for women’s rights to make their own choices about... Read more
6 February 2015
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  A call to action for health workers around the world to mobilize against FGM Female genital mutilation (FGM) violates the human rights and undermines the health and well-being of some 3 million... Read more
25 November 2014
Statement
Message of UNFPA Executive Director for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November 2014 As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence... Read more
12 October 2014
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All over the world, an alarming number of adolescent girls are assaulted, beaten, raped, mutilated and even murdered.  The threat of violence at the hands of family members, partners, teachers and... Read more
12 October 2014
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 Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence Message of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2014... Read more
8 October 2014
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 RUN for RESILIENCE is on the 10th of October in Madinet Nasr!  UNFPA and its UN partners together with Cairo Runners in Egypt are observing the International Day for Disaster Reduction. The choices... Read more
28 September 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 22 September 2014—More than 140 presidents, heads of government, ministers and high officials from around the world today reaffirmed their countries’ strong political... Read more
24 August 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 21 August 2014—The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has reappointed Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin as the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population... Read more
13 July 2014
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World Population Day celebration, “Investing in Young People” Cairo, 13 July 2014 - the National Population Council, in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund, and under the auspices of... Read more
11 June 2014
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The United Nations in Egypt commends the newly approved anti-sexual harassment law that is added as an amendment to the Egyptian penal code. The amendment is very encouraging as it defines “sexual... Read more

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