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25 November 2013
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Violence against women and girls is a violation of their fundamental human rights, an affront to human dignity and a serious threat to... Read more
24 November 2013
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Family Planning TOT training and adaptation of global Family Planning guidelines workshop was held from  November 25-December 7, 2013 by UNFPA Somalia in colaboration with Reproductive Health Uganda... Read more
15 November 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, 15 November 2013- Young people are a vital force that must be front and centre in global development efforts, said Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United... Read more
12 November 2013
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NAIROBI, 12 November 2013 - The Somali health authorities, along with three UN agencies and development partners, have renewed their resolve to work together to improve the health of mothers and... Read more
23 October 2013
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23 October 2013 - The United Nations in partnership with the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and the Somaliland Journalists Association (SOLJA) invite journalists to submit stories that... Read more
1 October 2013
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Today, we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons under the theme, "The Future We Want: What Older Persons Are Saying". Indeed, with 841 million older persons in the world in 2013,... Read more
30 September 2013
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"...First ever Community midwives graduate from Burao Institute of Health science...graduates are from the three east regions of Somaliland..." Fatuma Osman, Director of the school Burao Institute of... Read more
21 September 2013
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Representatives of UN Member States, UN agencies and NGOs met at the UN Secretariat on 20 September 2013 to receive an update on UNFPA's flagship programmes and activities targeting gender-based... Read more
18 August 2013
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Earlier this year, I met Munira Sha'ban in Zaatri refugee camp in Jordan. A 65-year-old midwife, Munira retired years ago, but every day at 6 am, she embarks on the two-hour bus journey from Jordan'... Read more
8 July 2013
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During the first two days, the religious leaders reviewed verses from Qur'an (the Muslim Holy Book) and Ahadith (pieces of information of religious nature based on statements or actions of the... Read more

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