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3 August 2018
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Students show up at the event to celebrate World Population Day, themed "Family Planning is a human right"

World Population is a global platform to reinforce the world’s proclamation of family planning as a human right

Fifty years ago, for the first time in history, the world proclaimed family planning as a human right. Deciding on the number of children and when... Read more

17 May 2018
Statement

Statement for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 2018

    On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stands with all members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (... Read more

23 April 2018
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Making universal health coverage work for women and youth

Access to quality and affordable health services is a fundamental human right. Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is crucial to achieving the 2030... Read more

10 January 2018
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International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education

The Technical Guidance is designed to facilitate countries’ effort to provide children and young people with accurate and age-appropriate knowledge,... Read more

21 November 2017
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Policy dialogue forum encourages a multi-sectoral response for violence against women survivors

According the 2014 WHO survey, Cambodian women who have experienced violence never talked to anyone about it and only a quarter of them sought help... Read more

1 October 2017
Statement

Tapping the talents and contributions of older persons

The number of older persons, aged 60 and above will exceed that of people aged 15 to 24 by 2030. As their potential to contribute to societies and... Read more

14 July 2017
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Fostering an understandable and respectful interaction within family

In response to the high prevalence rate of physical violence rate in Kampong Cham, a pilot programme which is jointly supported by UNFPA and UNV and... Read more

11 July 2017
Statement

Family planning: empowering people, developing nations

As the world marks World Population Day, the year's theme, "Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations", UNFPA is making... Read more

12 June 2017
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UNFPA helps survivors of violence to get a sensitive and confidential medical care

One out of three women has experienced some form of violence from their intimate partners. Among them, only a quarter sought help from formal service... Read more

22 May 2017
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Hope, healing, and dignity for all

Over the past year, I witnessed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Jumwa, from Kenya, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at... Read more

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