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15 November 2022
Press Release
As the world’s population hits 8 billion people, UN calls for solidarity in advancing sustainable development for all

As the world’s population hits 8 billion people, UN calls for solidarity in advancing sustainable development for all

By achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, delivering human rights and leaving no one behind, we can usher in a world where all 8 billion people... Read more

31 October 2022
Press Release
Accelerating Action to End Child Marriage

Accelerating Action to End Child Marriage

The UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to End Child Marriage is the first United Nations led joint initiative designed with a focus on promoting the... Read more

11 October 2022
News
End the cycle of child marriages with empowerment, education and employment

End the cycle of child marriages with empowerment, education and employment

Eradicating child marriages and enabling girls to study longer and gainfully join the labour force is key to India’s future development, including... Read more

3 October 2022
News
Equality and individual autonomy in reproductive rights: India shows the way

Equality and individual autonomy in reproductive rights: India shows the way

In a bold and landmark judgement on September 29, India’s top court interpreted the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act and Rules to reassert... Read more

27 September 2022
News
Reducing Her Burden: contraception as a critical step toward women’s empowerment

Reducing Her Burden: contraception as a critical step toward women’s empowerment

India having reached replacement level of fertility, the emphasis of the Family Planning Programme now is to improve maternal and child health. Along... Read more

13 September 2022
News
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
Press Release

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
Statement
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
Press Release

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

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