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20-25 July, Melbourne, Australia
20th International AIDS Conference

12 August, worldwide
International Youth Day

19 August, worldwide
World Humanitarian Day

5 April 2013 - 31 December 2015
MDG Momentum

For a better world for all

It is now 100 long days since the abduction of 276 girls from their school in Chibok in northern Nigeria shocked and outraged the world. While a few of the girls have managed to escape their captors, the majority remain separated from their shattered families, write Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. more

UNFPA committed to ICPD agenda in Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique – UNFPA will continue to work with its Mozambican partners to ensure that the agenda of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) remains at the centre of development efforts, said Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, UNFPA Regional Director for East and Southern Africa. more

‘Uganda must provide leadership on population issues’

KAMPALA, Uganda, 4 July — This is a critical time for Uganda in its capacity as President of the General Assembly to provide leadership in addressing population issues, especially maternal health, adolescent and youth empowerment, and participation and gender equality. more
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ICPD Beyond 2014
Review Report

Landmark report is launched
Media advisory

Realizing the Potential
UNFPA Annual Report 2013

Read the report

UNFPA – improving the lives of women, youth

UNFPA promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. Our goals are to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health, promote reproductive rights, reduce maternal mortality and accelerate progress on the ICPD agenda (MDG 5a and b). We work to improve the lives of women and young people in the following interlinked areas:

Sexual and reproductive health
Reproductive health commodity security
Gender equality
Population and development
Adolescents & youth
Humanitarian emergencies

Social Hour: Maternal and Reproductive Health

Siddharth Chatterjee, UNFPA Representative for Kenya and Dr. Patrick Amoth from Kenya's Ministry of Health discuss on K24TV the need to reduce Kenya's unacceptably high rate of maternal deaths and improve its MDG 5 report card.

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Ikamva Lethu (Our Future)

Young South African women describe how becoming pregnant as teens changed their lives.

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Fistula - Rwanda

A video by Senegalese musician Baay Bia ft Rwandan musicians Alsha, Atasha, Ciney, Jozy & ZouZou, Umutarea, and National Ballet of Rwanda. View