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4 October 2017

Dr. Natalia Kanem appointed UNFPA Executive Director

Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by UN Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General.

2 October 2017

I never knew how to save money or protect myself, but now I do

“I was 18 (years old) and there was a lot of peer pressure. You go to clubs and get drunk,” says Matovu Badru Kasozi, 24, who lives in Mubende district in rural Uganda. He is not alone in facing this challenge....

29 September 2017

Halting sexual violence in rural Lesotho by transforming herd boys into change makers

A life of herding sheep, goats and cattle in the mountains of Lesotho is almost all Tihoare Makere, 21, has ever known. Like many herd boys in his community, Tihoare never attended school. Marginalized, isolated and...

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UNFPA State of World Population Report 2017
UNFPA State of World Population 2017 Report
Innovate for social and reproductive health
Innovate for social and reproductive health
Statement on the launch of the State of Midwifery Workforce in East and Southern Africa report
Statement on the launch of the State of Midwifery Workforce in East and Southern Africa report

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