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31 March 2018
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Nowhere is the risk of dying during childbirth greater than in humanitarian crisis settings. Current data estimates 1 in every 2 (60%) of maternal deaths occur in countries affected by humanitarian... Read more
19 March 2018
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Globally, it is acknowledged without doubt that securing human rights for all, especially for women and adolescent girls, is central towards sustainable development. However, if one were to trace the... Read more
8 March 2018
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of... Read more
8 March 2018
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In many developing countries, girls’ safe spaces have emerged as a key strategy for the protection and empowerment of adolescent girls. In Zambia, over 550 safe spaces have been established through... Read more
7 March 2018
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A new tool to track progress and identify gaps in health programming in Zambia has been launched. The Zambia "Integrated Health Situation Room" centralizes data for HIV, tuberculosis, maternal and... Read more
22 February 2018
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As part of a five-day Learning Tour for U.S. Congressional Staff, organized by CARE USA and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a bipartisan delegation of U.S. Congressional staffers... Read more
6 February 2018
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Joint Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem and UNICEF Executive Director  Ms. Henrietta H. Fore  On The Occasion of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital... Read more
5 February 2018
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From 4 to7 February 2018, Zambia hosted an Information and Exploratory Meeting on the “Geo-Referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development” (GRID³) initiative. GRID3 is a multi-country... Read more
14 December 2017
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"I want to become a neurosurgeon, specialized in the nervous system. I have been inspired by Ben Carson...and the fact that it really hurts me to see a lot of people die from complications related to... Read more
11 December 2017
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  Statement of UNFPA Executive Director for World AIDS Day 2017   One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million. In adopting the Sustainable Development Goals, the... Read more

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