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6 June 2019
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Ms. Argentina Matavel Piccin, the newly appointed Resident Representative for UNFPA India  presented her credentials to Mr V Muraleedharan, the Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt.... Read more
10 April 2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
17 August 2018
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Participants/guests during the observation of International Youth day at slum level
There are currently 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the world, which is in fact the largest youth population ever recorded. But unfortunately 1 in 10 of the world’s children... Read more

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