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9 October 2019
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Monitoring Family Planning: Exploring New Indicators to Ensure Rights and Choices for All

“We must put our minds together to achieve wonders in the health system. If the supply side of services is in our hand, then why should we have an unmet need for family planning?” asked Dr SK Sikdar... Read more

11 July 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day   Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her... Read more

10 April 2019
Press Release

World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their own futures. But... Read more

8 March 2019
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Launch of an edutainment radio channel to address child marriage in Rajasthan

Marking International Women’s Day, the Government of Rajasthan and UNFPA launched a cloud-telephony based, radio channel Naubat Baaja to address issues of wellbeing, empowerment and health of... Read more

23 February 2019
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Design workshop held for the second phase of UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to end child marriage, in Rajasthan

As part of the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage, a design workshop for phase II was conducted in Jaipur, Rajasthan from 18th-23rd February 2019. It witnessed... Read more

23 February 2019
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Design workshop held for the second phase of UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to end child marriage, in Rajasthan

As part of the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage, a design workshop for phase II was conducted in Jaipur, Rajasthan from 18th-23rd February 2019. It witnessed... Read more

15 February 2019
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UNFPA inks MoU with Government of Bihar and Madarsa Education Board to empower adolescents

A tripartite agreement between UNFPA, Bihar State Madarsa Education Board and Department of Education, Government of Bihar has been signed, where Muslim traditional institutions have opened their... Read more

11 October 2018
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A Skilled GirlForce is a force for change!

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

11 October 2018
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Meet Shimpi, adolescent from Thane who was the Consul General for the Day

17 year old Shimpi Paswan lives in Mahatma Phule Nagar, a slum community of Kalwa in Thane city, an urban agglomeration of Mumbai.  She was born in village Gagha in Gorakhpur district in Uttar... Read more

6 September 2018
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UNFPA India statement on Hon'ble Supreme Court of India's historical judgment on Section 377

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

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