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25 May 2017
KIGALI, Rwanda – Rwanda’s First Lady Jeannette Kagame urged young people to take the lead in creating solutions to address some of the most prevalent healthcare challenges. Youth have played a role... Read more
19 May 2017
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2017 Over the past year, I followed the total transformation of two women’s... Read more
19 May 2017
MANGOCHI DISTRICT, Malawi – What her son-in-law saw at the hospital changed her life – women wrapped in chitenje but past the age of giving birth were coming and going from the maternity ward. For... Read more
15 May 2017
LAMWO, Uganda – Annet Night could not see but could hear the roar of gunfire and loud screams filling the air. The 42-year-old was expecting her fourth child when conflict broke out in her village,... Read more
9 May 2017
“I encourage my fellow youths out there to not be afraid to take a step and share their ideas and innovations. To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.” These inspiring words for... Read more
9 May 2017
Gobabis, Omaheke Region, Namibia — Each day, single mother Elizabeth Kazapua rises at 4.30 a.m. and begins her hour-long journey by foot to work at the site of a ground-breaking pilot project at... Read more
9 May 2017
UNITED NATIONS, New York/Abuja, 8 May 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of an additional 82 Chibok girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram group, and is on... Read more
9 May 2017
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Monday, 8 May 2017 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the UN Population Fund, on Release of 82 Chibok Girls UNITED NATIONS, New York, 8 May 2017 –We, at UNFPA, the... Read more
5 May 2017
“I didn’t plan to come to South Sudan. One day I found myself on the UNV (United Nations Volunteers programme) website and I decided to put my profile there. I didn’t even know that South Sudan... Read more
3 May 2017
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

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