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5 May 2021
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Trust the evidence: Invest in midwives

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day of the Midwife   Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the health... Read more

8 March 2021
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Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more

10 December 2020
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Standing up for human rights is more important than ever

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 10 December 2020 Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of... Read more

3 December 2020
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The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2020 More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability today... Read more

1 December 2020
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COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

Statement for World AIDS Day 2020 from Dr Natalia Kanem, Executive Director, UNFPA On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all those who... Read more

17 November 2020
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Press release: Economic shocks – most severe COVID-19 impact on older persons

17 November 2020, Bangkok—The recent survey findings on the “Well-being of Thai Older Persons in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic” show that older persons in Thailand faced economic shocks more than... Read more

22 September 2020
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Vulnerable youth in Thailand falling behind in all key social and economic dimensions due to COVID-19

Press Release: Vulnerable youth in Thailand falling behind in all key social and economic dimensions due to COVID-19

Press Release Vulnerable youth in Thailand falling behind in all key social and economic dimensions due to COVID-19   22 September 2020, Bangkok – A series of six surveys which gathered the voices of... Read more

12 September 2020
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South-South cooperation takes us further on the road to global solidarity

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

12 August 2020
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Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

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

11 July 2020
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World Population Day - Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day 11 July 2020 Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his... Read more

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