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23 May 2017

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

  Hope, healing, and dignity for all Over the past year, I witnessed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Jumwa, from Kenya, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at the age of 83, after living with this terrible and treatable condition for 66 years. Alice, from Malawi, was treated at the age of 77, after

4 May 2017

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017

Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017 UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that midwives do every day, often in very trying circumstances. Thanks to 

7 March 2017

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017

  Universal access to reproductive health—the key to gender equality 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 security. It’s not just a women’s issue. It’s an issue for

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The newsletter of the First Quarter of year 2017 
 UNFPA GCC Quarterly Newsletter [Oct-Dec 2016] / Volume V- Issue IV
When a girl reaches age 10, her world changes. A flurry of life-changing events pulls her...
UNFPA GCC Quarterly Newsletter [July- September 2016]

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