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11 October 2017

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017 Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage pregnancy are declining, and female educational attainment and

1 October 2017

Statement of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of Older Persons, 1 October 2017

A new narrative about the role of older persons is in the making—one that acknowledges their potential to contribute to societies and economies.   Yet this potential may be realized only if older persons remain in good health and have opportunities to pursue lifelong learning, which empower them to stay actively engaged in the

12 August 2017

Statement by UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day

Statement by UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2017   Young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to build the foundation for a just and peaceful world.   Today’s generation of youth has come of age in an era of crisis, conflict and

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A story behind violence against women.
A story behind violence against women.
Presentation of the Project 'Seven' on womens rights
Presentation of the Project 'Seven' on womens rights

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Final Report Initial assessment of the system of preventing and combating domestic...

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