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8 March 2020
Statement
I am Generation Equality: Working together to achieve a gender-equal world (Photo credit: UNFPA/ Chalit Saphaphak)
This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons (https://www.unfpa.org/icons-and-activists) who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look to today’s generation of activists, women... Read more
6 March 2020
Statement
UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more
11 February 2020
News
Launching of Sexuality Online Interactive Knowledge for Young People by UNFPA and Dek-D Interactive Co., Ltd 11 February 2020, Bangkok - UNFPA together with Dek-D Interactive Co.,ltd jointly... Read more
10 December 2019
News
Statement for Human Rights Day from UNFPA Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem 10 December 2019 On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making... Read more
14 November 2019
Press Release
NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more
12 November 2019
Press Release
NAIROBI, Kenya, 12 November 2019 – World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end... Read more
11 July 2019
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25 years of the ICPD: accelerating the promise”
U N I T E D   N A T I O N S   THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON WORLD POPULATION DAY 11 July 2019 The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the world’s blueprint for a better future for all on a... Read more
11 July 2019
News
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her... Read more
31 May 2019
News
5 June 2019 by the Bangkok Post Elderly women are at risk of becoming sole breadwinners and living below the poverty line. Moreover, this group will most likely leave "a legacy of poverty", according... Read more
5 May 2019
Statement
Thailand trains Lao midwives through South-South Cooperation with UNFPA
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019   Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy,... Read more

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