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8 March 2022
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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, 2022

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, 2022 In India: 1 out of 7 girls drop out of secondary school 1 out of 4 girls does not use menstrual hygiene products And there is only 14.9% female representation in the... Read more

13 January 2022
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Reaping India’s demographic dividend

A nation’s growth requires the productive contribution of all segments of society, particularly the children and the youth, who need to be provided... Read more

13 January 2022
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A fresh start for women sanitation workers in India

The Women’s Mechanized Cleaning Cooperative initiative was launched in October 2021 by UNFPA and the governing body of Patna city, in an effort to... Read more

31 December 2021
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In NFHS report card, the good, the sober, the future

Its fifth edition has encouraging news but addressing discriminatory social norms must remain top priority, writes Sriram Haridass, UNFPA... Read more

9 December 2021
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A push against toxic masculinity; Engaging men and boys to take responsibility should be critical part of initiatives to end violence against women

Engaging men and boys to take responsibility should be critical part of initiatives to end violence against women

1 December 2021
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Pandemics will thrive as long as inequalities do

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2021   As the world embarks on a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot forget that we are also on the cusp of the... Read more

25 November 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day to End Violence against Women

Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be stopped. It may seem like the online world is safe for women and girls. What could possibly happen, at home or in school or in... Read more

21 October 2021
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Why pregnant mothers’ mental wellbeing needs to be given priority

One in three to one in five women in India suffer from mental health problems during pregnancy and after child birth. Yet, awareness on their plight... Read more

12 October 2021
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Sex ratio at birth in India: Recent trends and patterns

The study has been authored by Purushottam M. Kulkarni for the United Nations Population Fund

11 October 2021
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UNFPA Statement on the International Day of the Girl 2021

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day of the Girl 11 October     Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she... Read more

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