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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
1 December 2020
Statement
COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World AIDS Day, 1 December 2020     On World AIDS Day, as we... Read more
25 November 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women  Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against women... Read more
19 November 2020
News
Three stories of three young girls from Odisha. These are stories of strength and of triumph. Since 2018, the Life Skills Education Initiative supported by the Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative (... Read more
12 November 2020
Press Release
New Delhi, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

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