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12 April 2019

New UNFPA Representative to Somalia presents credentials

Mogadishu, 11 April 2019 – The UNFPA Representative, Mr. Anders Thomsen, today officially presented his credentials to the Federal Republic of Somalia. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation,...

10 April 2019

World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019— The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their own futures. But despite the gains made over the past 50 years, since the establishment of UNFPA, the United

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27 February 2019

UNFPA Statement on the death of 12-year-old Aisha Ilyes Aden

We are shocked by the death of 12-year-old Aisha Ilyes Aden who has been brutally murdered after being kidnapped, raped and tortured in northern Galkayo. As the UN agency leading globally the charge to end violence...

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Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to...
This year’s State of the World Population (SWOP) report comes at the 50th anniversary of...

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