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11 July 2021
Statement
The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population.   For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to unintended pregnancies... Read more
1 July 2021
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By Argentina Matavel Piccin, Representative India and Country Director Bhutan, UNFPA | VK Madhavan, Chief Executive, WaterAid India Over the last few years, the world has witnessed accelerated action... Read more
5 May 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day of the Midwife Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the health... Read more
1 May 2021
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The Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative (APPI) and UNFPA India collaborated from April 2018 to March 2021 to advance value-added inclusive development for improving the health, nutrition and well-... Read more
14 April 2021
Press Release
Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says the new UNFPA State of World Population Report - ‘My Body is My Own’ -- released on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. For the first time, a... Read more
8 March 2021
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more
29 January 2021
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New York / Washington DC, 28 January 2021. The President of the United States today announced his intention to restore US funding to UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.... Read more
28 January 2021
Statement
The United States decision to restore financial and political support to UNFPA will have an enormous impact on the work of UNFPA and on the people we serve. It sends a powerful message to women and... Read more
10 December 2020
Statement
Standing up for human rights more important than ever   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 10 December 2020   Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable... Read more
3 December 2020
Statement
The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December, 2020  ... Read more

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