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25 November, worldwide
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

1 December, worldwide
World AIDS Day

10 December, worldwide
Human Rights Day

5 April 2013 - 31 December 2015
MDG Momentum

Princess of Denmark learns from South African youth

PRETORIA, South Africa — Her Royal Highness Princess Mary of Denmark listened to young people speaking about the challenges they face in South Africa and learned about UNFPA's support for South African Government interventions to address some of these, in Pretoria on 5 November. more

Reaching out to South Sudan’s refugees and IDPs

About 4.9 million people are in need humanitarian assistance in South Sudan, among them 1.5 million internally displaced persons (IDPs). An estimated 140,000 pregnancies have been projected each year. To date, UNFPA South Sudan has reached 2.8 million people with reproductive health services, 700,000 of them women of reproductive age. more

Tanzania can accelerate family planning access

For the past two years, the global community has been reaffirming its commitment towards an ambitious and important goal: to ensure that, by 2020, 120 million more women and girls in the world’s poorest countries are able to decide – freely and for themselves – whether and when to have children, write Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and Chris Elias. more
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State of World's
Population 2014

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State of World's
Midwifery 2014

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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
HIV and AIDS
Gender equality
Population and development
Adolescents & youth
Humanitarian emergencies
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Family planning does not mean population control - Uganda President Museveni

In an interview with UBC, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni discusses family planning as good for the health of mothers and children as well as family welfare and consequently national development, at the opening of the National Family Planning Conference in Kampala.

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2014
Interacting with young people in Uganda

NTV: UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Sarah Opendi and Dr. Jotham Musinguzi interact with young people in Uganda during the National Family Planning Conference in July 2014.

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2014
Social Hour: Maternal and Reproductive Health

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

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