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6 February 2017
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The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030 It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extreme emotional trauma that can last a... Read more
1 December 2016
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It is past time to get serious about HIV prevention. We cannot hope to end the AIDS epidemic when every day almost 6,000 people are infected with HIV. Progress on prevention has stagnated. Since 2010... Read more
28 November 2016
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Backed by its mandate and vision to empower youth, ensure gender equality and strengthen young people engagement in the development and decision making process, UNFPA, the United Nations Population... Read more
11 October 2016
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Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016 “Is anyone out... Read more
1 October 2016
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The Transformative Force of Population Ageing   Population ageing – one of the most significant trends of the 21st century – represents both a cause for celebration and a challenge. To ensure that... Read more
15 September 2016
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, Sub-Regional Office for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, held a Puppet Shadow Theatre advanced training workshop "Noor Omani" at the Majan... Read more
19 August 2016
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This World Humanitarian Day, we call for global solidarity and stand together with everyone affected by crisis. We unite as one humanity.   We share a common responsibility to reach those furthest... Read more
11 August 2016
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Young People and the Road to 2030 UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebratesInternational Youth Day by reaffirming and recognizing the central role of young people in promoting the well-... Read more
11 July 2016
The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities... Read more
10 July 2016
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The international community has committed to a new sustainable development agenda built on the principles of equity and human rights.  A central objective of the Sustainable Development Goals is to... Read more

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