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17 September 2020
Press Release

New High-Level Commission will ensure promises made at Nairobi Summit are kept as COVID-19 pandemic threatens to turn back the clock for women’s health and rights

NEW YORK—A new High-Level Commission of advocates, experts and activists was established today to help commitments to women’s health and rights made at the November 2019 Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 stay... Read more

17 July 2020
News

"It was time for this nightmare of my life to end": I have been the victim of child marriage - which I would like to be included in the priorities of the government.

My name is Narindra, 19 years old. I've lived with my mother since my parents split up twelve years ago. Four years ago, when I was 15, I was in nineth grade at high-school, and when I got my BEPC... Read more

19 June 2020
Statement

A Blight on Humanity’s Conscience

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict   Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective... Read more

15 June 2020
Statement

Bending the Arc of History Towards Justice

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the Fight Against Systemic Racism and Discrimination We are living through turbulent, trying times. This is a moment of suffering for many... Read more

28 April 2020
Press Release

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. New York, USA, 27 April 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the... Read more

4 September 2019
News

On the road to Nairobi : Madagascar committed to accelerate ICPD25 promise.

As with other countries in the world, Madagascar joins the global consensus on the urgency of addressing population and development issues in order to advance the promise of the International... Read more

28 August 2019
News

TICAD7: DECLARATION OF COMMITMENT OF THE AFRICAN FIRST LADIES FOR DEVELOPMENT (OAFLAD) ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE -Yokohama, August 28, 2019

This is the declaration of commitments by OAFLAD First Ladies members to prevent and respond to gender-based violence at the end of the side event "Zero VGender Based Violence for Africa's Future -... Read more

24 May 2019
News

People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

19 February 2019
News
dépôt de plainte

"Denounce the violence perpetrators even if it is our spouse"

Rasoa, 31-year-old, is a gender-based violence survivor. After daring to take the brink of denunciation, she benefited from the services of a Counselling and Legal Advice Center (CECJ) and socio-... Read more

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