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12 September 2020
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Bihar, a state in Eastern India, with rivers flowing in from the majestic Himalayas, is one of the world's most flood-prone areas. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic pushing cases in Bihar on an... Read more
12 September 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day for South-South Cooperation 12 September 2020   In the past 40 years, our world has transformed. Many developing... Read more
19 August 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been harrowing. Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records, with... Read more
18 August 2020
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Humanitarian Heroes   On August 19, the eleventh year that the United Nations marks World Humanitarian Day, we are paying special tribute to real-life heroes who have committed their lives to... Read more
12 August 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020   As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people... Read more
20 July 2020
Press Release
New Delhi, July 20, 2020: Driven by its mission to deliver meaningful engagement for young people, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MoYAS) and YuWaah (Generation Unlimited India) together... Read more
17 July 2020
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By Argentina Matavel Piccin We begin the decade of action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) this year in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a massive... Read more
10 July 2020
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The COVID-19 crisis has taken a staggering toll worldwide. As countries are under lockdown and health systems are struggling to cope, sexual and reproductive health services continue to be affected... Read more
30 June 2020
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Every day, tens of thousands of girls have their health, rights and futures stolen. Some are subjected to female genital mutilation. Some are forced into “marriages” as children, and still others are... Read more
30 June 2020
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Many parents in India think child marriage is good for the whole family. They are influenced by economic pressures and social norms that place lower value on girls. But the reality is that child... Read more

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