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11 August 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020

  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... Read more

10 August 2020
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, scales up its support to Lebanon

  Cairo - 9 August 2020 - In response to the horrific explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on 4 August 2020, the United Nations Population Fund, Arab States Regional... Read more

29 July 2020
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We must win the battle against human trafficking

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem - World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2020   Every year, tens of thousands of people are trafficked across and within national borders.... Read more

23 July 2020
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Through her eyes: A painful journey and quest for self-resilience

  Through her eyes: A painful journey and quest for self-resilience   Nursing sessions for women & young girls are supported by UNFPA in Homs        “Maybe from society’s perspective, I am a... Read more

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

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  ... Read more

2 July 2020
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Five things you didn’t know about practices that harm girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and... Read more

30 June 2020
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Without urgent action, the situation for women and girls could worsen. Artwork by Fatma Mahmoud Salama Raslan.

Five things you didn’t know about practices that harm girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and... Read more

18 June 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

A Blight on Humanity’s Conscience     Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict   19 June 2020   Sexual... Read more

16 June 2020
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Press release: UN and partners launch guidelines to address the needs of most vulnerable groups during COVID-19

  Press release: UN and partners launch guidelines to address the needs of most vulnerable groups during COVID-19     CAIRO, 15 June 2020    Vulnerable groups, particularly women, displaced people,... Read more

14 June 2020
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UNFPA Arab States to hold media symposium on gender-based violence during pandemics

      UNFPA Arab States to hold media symposium on gender-based violence during pandemics   Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the United Nations... Read more

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