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World Population Day 2017

11 July 2017

Message on World Population Day by Dr. Natalia Kanem, Acting Executive Director UNFPA

Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are refugees, face social, economic and geographic obstacles to voluntary family planning services and information. Fifty years ago today, the then-Secretary-General of the United Nations established UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, as a trust fund. And

6 June 2017

UNFPA chief Babatunde Osotimehin was 'a champion of health for all'

With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was 68 years old. “This is a devastating loss for UNFPA and for the people, especially women, girls and youth, he dedicated his life to serving,

Ashley Judd in India

6 February 2017

UNFPA goodwill ambassador Ashley Judd will be on a four-day visit to Odisha

Ashley Judd, the global goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and popular Hollywood actor, is in India. Ashley Judd is a strong promoter of rights of girls and women.  She has been travelling around the world to advocate against gender-based violence and discrimination, so that young people can


Saathiya Launch : Keynote address by C.K. Mishra
Keynote address by C.K. Mishra, Secretary, H&FW, MoHFW
No Country for Young Girls
No Country for Young Girls
Too Young to Wed : Rajasthan
Too Young to Wed : Rajasthan
Waiting for the last train home
Waiting for the last train home


India ageing report 2017
This report takes stock of ageing situation in India, some of the concerns and policy...
gender based violence evaluation
This country note for India is one of four field-based case studies intended to inform a...
This paper is part of a technical paper series covering interconnections between sex...
This paper analyzes the effect of adult sex ratio on violent crimes and crimes against...

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