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27 May 2020
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Like the rest of India, Bada Malhera in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhatarpur district has been unusually quiet since the country went under lockdown on March 24. But listen carefully, and you can probably... Read more
26 May 2020
Press Release
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, people around the world have found themselves in isolation to help contain the outbreak. While women continue to hold up more than half of the sky, during this... Read more
17 May 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” Article... Read more
4 May 2020
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When Sugandha Sadappa met her three-year-old daughter after 21 days, she couldn’t hold back her tears. ‘I had been on duty for seven straight days and then in quarantine for the next 14,’ Sugandha... Read more
28 April 2020
Press Release
More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months.   As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women unable to... Read more
27 April 2020
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Like the vast majority of countries across the world, India too is battling the COVID-19 pandemic, and is currently under lockdown. The Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) in the state of Bihar, has... Read more
14 January 2020
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Umang Adolescent Helpline Launch
14425 – that’s the helpline number that will now have a friendly voice on the other side, to respond to a lot of questions young people in Madhya Pradesh had, that went unanswered earlier.   Launched... Read more
15 November 2019
Press Release
NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more
24 October 2019
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“India does not believe that population should be managed through force or forcible measures. Yet, managing population is important for our development. We hope that people will realise the... Read more
22 October 2019
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  Ms Tahreen Chaudhury works to protect the rights and dignity of refugees in India. She feels all women, including refugee women, should be guaranteed reproductive health and rights. Originally from... Read more

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