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17 October 2017
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The State of World Population 2017 Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality
17 October 2017 marks the launch of The State of World Population 2017, entitled, Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality. See the report here. More info for media,... Read more
17 October 2017
Despite her unplanned pregnancy, 'Fern' is determined to get to university. © UNFPA / Ruth Carr
Bangkok “I had plans for my life, but since I got pregnant I had to plan for my life in a different way. If I knew this was going to happen, I would have just focused on my studies. I would not have... Read more
11 October 2017
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017   Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways.... Read more
3 October 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
12 August 2017
Statement
  Statement by UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem   Young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to build the foundation for a just and... Read more
11 July 2017
Press Release
World Population Day 2017 - Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations
No woman should die giving birth. Babies must survive and thrive: The urgent need to invest in family planning, maternal and newborn health care Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing... Read more
11 July 2017
Statement
World Population Day 2017, Family planning: empowering people, developing nations
MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY 2017 Family planning: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 ***  ... Read more
5 June 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was... Read more
5 June 2017
Statement
Statement of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres I am profoundly saddened by the sudden passing of my good colleague and friend, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.  I offer sincere condolences... Read more
5 May 2017
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the InternationalDay of the Midwife, 5 May 2017   UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving... Read more

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