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11 October 2021

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl

Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into adulthood, shaping her future and, with it, the world.   We see examples of this everywhere, in the girls at the vanguard of movements calling for climate justice, universal education and more. The transformative imprint of

19 August 2021

World Humanitarian Day 2021:The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis for women and girls in particular- Björn Andersson

As we mark World Humanitarian Day, we need to take urgent action to engage in climate adaptation, build climate resilience and prepare all the better for the escalating disasters, displacement and cycles of...

16 August 2021

Statement of UNFPA on situation in Afghanistan

UNFPA joins the United Nations Secretary-General and the international community in expressing its deep concern about the grave humanitarian crisis unfolding in Afghanistan. It is painful to witness the immense suffering caused by fighting and displacement, and particularly heartbreaking to learn of the devastating impact on

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