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23 May 2019
Statement
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... Read more
15 May 2019
Statement
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,... Read more
18 April 2019
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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-... Read more
10 December 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem   On this day, 70 years ago, United Nations Member States adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which affirms that “all human... Read more
25 November 2018
Statement
Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and... Read more
8 November 2018
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Port-au-Prince, 06 November 2018 --- The new Representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Haiti (UNFPA), Yves Sassenrath, presented on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 his credentials to the... Read more
18 October 2018
Press Release
17 October 2018 The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development, new UNFPA report shows UNITED NATIONS, New York--The global trend towards... Read more
11 October 2018
Statement
Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2018   We believe in the power of girls to... Read more
5 October 2018
Press Release
UNFPA and UN Women in Haiti welcome the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 to two emblematic figures in the fight against sexual violence UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the United Nations Entity... Read more
19 August 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on  World Humanitarian Day 2018   Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet... Read more

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