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12 October 2014
Dispatch
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
8 October 2014
Dispatch
 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
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
Dispatch
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
3 May 2014
Dispatch
Joint Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund and Frances Day-Stirk, President, International Confederation of Midwives Globally, in the... Read more
22 April 2014
Dispatch
By Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. As the father of four daughters and as the Executive Director for UNFPA, a leading UN agency working on... Read more
7 April 2014
Dispatch
The National Population Council in Egypt has created videos as a part of the council’s work towards abandonment of FGM/C in the country. Following are four links to the videos as well as a general... Read more
31 October 2013
Dispatch
"When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for the better. Her education may end, her job prospects evaporate, and her vulnerabilities to poverty, exclusion... Read more

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