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22 August 2017
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The Status of Vulnerable and Marginalized Youth Groups in Palestine United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Social Development launched an analytical study, "The Status of Vulnerable and... Read more
11 August 2017
Statement
Statement by the United Nations Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid and Development Activities, Robert Piper, and the UNFPA Representative, Anders Thomsen, on the occasion of International Youth Day... Read more
11 July 2017
Statement
Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are refugees, face social, economic and geographic obstacles to voluntary family planning services and information.   Fifty years ago... Read more
4 May 2017
Statement
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... Read more
1 December 2016
Statement
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
21 October 2016
Statement
Op-ed #africagirls@10 Ten-year-old Temawelase is a sixth-grader in a rural community in the Hhohho region of Swaziland. Almost 4000 miles away, her age-mate Daline has just finished primary school... Read more
20 October 2016
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 20 October 2016—Forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development... Read more
22 March 2016
Press Release
Ramallah, 22 March 2016 – The Government of Japan and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announced today the launching of a project to Combat Breast Cancer in Palestine. The project will be... Read more
22 March 2016
Press Release
With a Contribution from the Government of Japan UNFPA Combats Breast Cancer in the State of Palestine Ramallah, 22 March 2016 – The Government of Japan and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund... Read more
8 March 2016
Statement
For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full enjoyment of human rights remain elusive. For instance, nearly 14 million children are forced into marriage every year;... Read more

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