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11 October, worldwide
International Day of the Girl Child

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

First Ladies call for increased investment in girls

New York, USA, 22 September 2014 – The Organization for African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) today called on the global community to ensure that young people are put at the centre of Post-2015 Development Agenda. more

Seven years of resistance: one girl’s fight against FGM

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Nancy Tomee resisted female genital mutilation (FGM) for seven long years, enduring bullying and abuse before a local organization intervened on her behalf. This week, she spoke to dignitaries at the United Nations Headquarters in New York about her efforts to empower other girls to stand up against FGM. more

World leaders recommit to historic ICPD

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 22 September 2014 — More than 140 presidents, heads of government, ministers and high officials from around the world today reaffirmed their countries’ strong political support to the historic International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). more
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State of World's
Midwifery 2014

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Realizing the Potential
UNFPA Annual Report 2013

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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
Gender equality
Population and development
Adolescents & youth
Humanitarian emergencies

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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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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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.