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every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.


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

19 December 2016

10 New Year’s resolutions to help change the world

Tragedies have been dominating the headlines. War and persecution achieved a terrible new milestone this year effective women and children around the world. Millions of girls are still trapped in a cycle of extreme poverty, child marriage and adolescent pregnancy – misfortunes that have a ripple effect across generations. It is


Saathiya Launch : Keynote address by C.K. Mishra
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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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