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1 December 2020
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On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all those who have lost their lives to AIDS, and those who mourn them.   As the world combats... Read more
25 November 2020
Statement
Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against women and girls.   Enough to domestic violence. Enough to rape. Enough to harmful practices like female genital... Read more
12 November 2020
Press Release
New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more
20 October 2020
Statement
Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director
Trusting statistics to tell the story   A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-being, problems and prospects, and socio-economic... Read more
23 July 2020
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UNFPA Iran held a webinar jointly with the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare to celebrate World Population Day 2020.
Tehran, 23 July 2020 UNFPA Iran held a webinar jointly with the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare to celebrate World Population Day 2020. To mark World Population Day in Iran, UNFPA... Read more
2 July 2020
Press Release
Confronting the silent and endemic crisis of harmful practices   Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls,... Read more
7 May 2020
News
Global response to COVID-19 must address rights and needs of women and girls op-ed: Dr Natalia Kanem, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Population... Read more
5 May 2020
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Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020 As the world... Read more
7 April 2020
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  World Health Day: Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives... Read more
7 March 2020
Statement
I am Generation Equality: Working together to achieve a gender-equal world This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look to today’s... Read more

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