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17 October 2017
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In most developing countries, the poorest women have the fewest options for family planning.
UNITED NATIONS, New York--Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and... Read more
3 October 2017
Dr. Kanem is the Fund’s fifth 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
5 June 2017
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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
23 May 2017
Hafsatu yunusa, a 34 year old fistula survivor was diagnosed with Vesico Vaginal fistula deemed irreparable. She had 6 failed attempts and lived with the condition for 20 years. “I got married at age... Read more
8 May 2017
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund welcomes the release of an additional 82 Chibok girls who were abducted by Boko Haram and is on standby to provide emergency reproductive healthcare and... Read more
8 May 2017
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The President of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, Ms Laura Boldrini  had a private interactive session with adolescent girls of the UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, supported project called “... Read more
8 March 2017
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DAKAR/LAGOS, 8 March 2017 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today appointed Nigerian actress and activist, Stephanie Linus as the UNFPA Regional Ambassador for West and Central Africa. A... Read more
13 January 2017
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A survivor at an IDP camp in Maiduguri, receiving ante-natal care at a UNFPA health facility
Abuja, Nigeria - Zainab Abubakar is a 28 years old mother of six , “I was one month pregnant when I left Gamboru Ingala, I left because of the Boko haram crisis.  During my escape, I lost my... Read more
31 December 2016
Calabar, Cross River State – Wise up. Play Safe. Use a Condom; was the resonating message of the wise up campaign in Calabar, Cross River State. The campaign is part of UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
29 November 2016
News
  I hope that my presence here, underscores the fact that as far as the Federal Government is concerened ... our position is clear, No Child Marriage. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo... Read more

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