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11 October 2018
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We believe in the power of girls to change this world for the better.  Let’s give them the chance. Too many girls face roadblocks on their journey to adulthood. Child marriage and adolescent... Read more
6 September 2018
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) welcomes the landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of India striking down a key component of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalized specific... Read more
17 August 2018
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Participants/guests during the observation of International Youth day at slum level
There are currently 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the world, which is in fact the largest youth population ever recorded. But unfortunately 1 in 10 of the world’s children... Read more
18 July 2018
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  “You can start changing our world for the better daily, no matter how small the action.”  — President Nelson Mandela  Today, on Nelson Mandela International Day, I hope that his legacy of equality... Read more
11 July 2018
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Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children,” at the United Nations International... Read more
1 June 2018
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akshay kumar awards geetanjli
Geetanjali Marndi, a Class 10th tribal girl from Kapilas Girls High School, Dhenkanal, made Odisha proud when she was invited to be a part of the ‘Niine Movement’s Menstrual Awareness Conclave’ held... Read more
17 May 2018
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Mission Uday launch UNFPA REC Foundation
Bhubaneswar/ 16.05.2018 The launch of Mission UDAY is a joint initiative by REC Foundation of Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), UNFPA, Government of Odisha and the Kalinga Institute of... Read more
14 May 2018
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UNFPA and the Department of Medical Education and Research, Government of Maharashtra organized a workshop on Strengthening Evidence based Reproductive Health Services in Medical Education:... Read more
31 March 2018
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Working with men and boys for gender equity
When 15 year old Vishal Verma attended an interactive dialogue session with other boys his age, on the subject of unpacking gender stereotypes and tackling discrimination, he did not anticipate the... Read more
15 March 2018
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Adolescents in Maharashtra
The International Women’s Day event was observed at Thane, which consisted of street plays performed by adolescents, interspersed with narration of personal experiences of the participants,... Read more

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