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13 September 2022
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Social norms withholding the potential of women and girls…must be reversed

Social norms withholding the potential of women and girls…must be reversed

Social norms withholding the potential of women and girls back are so entrenched in the societal ethos here, that a silver lining seems almost... Read more

8 September 2022
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Press Release - Crack the Code to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence Hackathon

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) India - in association with India’s biggest technology community, TechGig - launched a Hackathon - Crack... Read more

11 July 2022
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Opinion | India must harness the potential of young girls

Opinion | India must harness the potential of young girls

We must remove barriers to opportunities to harness the potential of young girls. More empowered, more responsible, and healthier female populations... Read more

5 July 2022
Press Release
Motherhood in Childhood: The Untold Story

UNFPA research reveals that nearly a third of all women in developing countries become mothers during adolescence 

Nearly a third of all women in developing countries begin childbearing at age 19 and younger, and nearly half of first births to adolescents are to... Read more

17 June 2022
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Press Release - Bihar’s Slum Settlements not just a ‘Housing Problem’

The Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), India organized a two-day consultative workshop on 'Towards a Sustainable and Inclusive Development Policy for... Read more

28 May 2022
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Disability and the barriers to feminine hygiene

Disability and the barriers to feminine hygiene

Every menstruating person has the right to menstrual health, irrespective of their gender identity, ability, or socio-economic status. Joint Op-Ed... Read more

6 May 2022
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Transformative Change through the Power of Women

Transformative Change through the Power of Women

The Department of Mission Shakti, Government of Odisha and the United Nations Population Fund, India (UNFPA) signed an agreement today to launch an... Read more

5 May 2022
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International Day of the Midwife: The Missing Piece in India’s Maternal Health

Op-ed by UNFPA India Representative & Bhutan Country Director Andrea Wojnar to mark the International Day of the Midwife. As a lynchpin for women... Read more

10 March 2022
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I have a dream

With the help of an innovative mobile phone service, UN agencies are working with the Government and local bodies in Rajasthan to combat child... Read more

8 March 2022
Statement

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day, I call upon the international community to ensure that women’s and girls’ health, rights and dignity are... Read more

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