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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

Worlds Apart

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
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Despite her unplanned pregnancy, 'Fern' is determined to get to university. © UNFPA / Ruth Carr

Mothers too young: how inequality fuels adolescent pregnancy in Thailand

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

17 October 2017
Press Release
The State of World Population 2017: Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality

Press Release: The State of World Population 2017

The State of World Population 2017   Unchecked inequality, failure to protect the rights of poorest women could threaten unrest, undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report... Read more

17 October 2017
Statement
Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director

Statement of Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director, on the launch of The State of World Population 2017

Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director The State of World Population 2017 Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality London, 17 October 2017   Welcome to the launch of... Read more

11 October 2017
News

EmPOWER girls: before, during and after crises

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

Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

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

Peace depends on the participation of young people

  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
Statement
World Population Day 2017, Family planning: empowering people, developing nations

Message for World Population Day 2017 by Dr. Natalia Kanem, Acting Executive Director, UNFPA

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

11 July 2017
Press Release
World Population Day 2017 - Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations

Press Release: World Population Day 2017 - No woman should die giving birth. Babies must survive and thrive

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

5 June 2017
Press Release

UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

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

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