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22 August 2017
News

Launch of an analytical study

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

International Youth Day 2017 Joint 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

World Population Day

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

International Day of the Midwife Statement by UNFPA Executive Director

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

HIV prevention goes beyond access to services - it's about more inclusive societies

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 - State of World Population 2016 - English

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

Investing in 10-year-old girls could yield huge demographic dividend, pump billions into national economies

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

UNFPA combats breast cancer in the State of Palestine with contribution from Japan

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

Press Release: “With a Contribution from the Government of Japan, UNFPA Combats Breast Cancer in the State of Palestine"

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

Step it up for gender equality

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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