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20 October 2018
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GAMBELLA, Ethiopia—UNFPA’s Deputy Executive Director (Programme), Dereje Wordofa, and a team of UNFPA Regional Directors and Country Representatives this week visited Gambella, one of nine ethnic... Read more
20 October 2018
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Eritrea—The strengthening of partnerships to sustain development gains in Eritrea was the focus of a mission led by the UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director (Programme),... Read more
19 October 2018
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Comedian Margret Cho once joked: “Over half the world menstruates at one time or another, but you’d never know it. Isn’t that strange?” Yet there is nothing funny about the silence behind... Read more
19 October 2018
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A strategy meeting on the Horn of Africa and Yemen was held by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in Addis Ababa on 13 and 14 October to develop a framework and action plan to guide the Fund’... Read more
18 October 2018
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KAMPALA, Uganda—Three Danish Members of Parliament visited Uganda to gain insight into UNFPA-supported government interventions to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights and address gender... Read more
8 October 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Women and girls make up nearly half of the 258 million people worldwide who have crossed international borders to escape danger or pursue opportunity.  Amidst unprecedented... Read more
5 October 2018
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ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more
4 October 2018
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Harare, Zimbabwe, 4 October, 2018—As Zimbabwe battles a cholera outbreak, UNFPA, the United Populations Fund, is providing dignity kits to women and girls in the affected areas and supporting cholera... Read more
1 October 2018
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ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review—Africa needs the contribution of its civil society to drive its 2063 transformation agenda. As part of the Five-... Read more
26 September 2018
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BUJUMBURA, Burundi—"During my youth, I had to abort four times. I was afraid for my life when [on one occasion] it was dark and the doctor had only two candles to light [the room]," says Cecile... Read more

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