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23 May 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2019 Fistula is a human rights violation – end it now!

Shame, isolation and segregation are among the indignities faced by the hundreds of thousands of women and girls worldwide who suffer from obstetric fistula, an injury of the birth canal after prolonged and obstructed labour. The girls and women afflicted by the condition, which is preventable and largely treatable, are often

15 May 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 17 May 2019

Human rights are inherent to all human beings, and every person, without distinction, is entitled to a life free from violence, persecution, discrimination and stigma.   The widespread violence, discrimination and exclusion faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people and their families

18 April 2019

Return on the International Women's Day with the national theme of commemoration "Peace and progress / development is also women's business"

Port-au-Prince, April 10, 2019 --- The Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Women's Rights (MCFDF in French), with the support of UN Women and UNFPA, commemorated the International Women's Day in Port-au-Prince around the national theme "Peace and progress / development, it is the business of women too". This round table, which

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