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7 January 2014
Dispatch
NEW DELHI—Recognizing the critical health concerns facing adolescents and the broad benefits of addressing them, the Indian Government today introduced a national strategy to provide health... Read more
18 November 2013
Dispatch
NEW DELHI, India  — A new study by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has found that laws to check gender discrimination and son preference in India are often ineffective, and in many cases... Read more
14 October 2013
In the News
Stephanie Sinclair, the award-winning photographer behind the  'Too Young to Wed' exhibit, returns to India to meet a group of girls who had the courage to refuse early marriages. RAJASTHAN, India... Read more
4 June 2013
Dispatch
NEW DELHI - The Asia-Pacific region is the most disaster-prone region in the world. This includes India, which has its fair share of recurring disasters throughout the country. It is estimated that... Read more
4 February 2013
Press Release
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Government of India have launched a reproductive health and life skills education program to fulfil the reproductive rights of young people, women... Read more
1 January 2013
Statement
We do not know her real name. But she was known to some as Nirbhaya, the 'fearless one' who valiantly fought her rapists, or Damini, the 'lightning' that struck the conscience of India—and the entire... Read more
8 May 2012
Dispatch
NEW DELHI – During his recent trip to India, UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin engaged government officials, civil society representatives, corporate icons and movie stars in discussions... Read more
1 May 2012
Feature Story
NEW DELHI – “I am overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of girls and boys and the rigour they go through every day,” said Catarina Furtado, who was visiting Jawahar Navodya Vidyalaya in Jaffarpur, a... Read more

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