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8 November 2017
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Saguiaran, Philippines – Jamalia Disomimba recalls the fear she felt while fleeing Marawi city with her husband and baby on 23 May, a mere month after giving birth.    Ms. Disomimba, 22, walked from... Read more
8 November 2017
Statement
Maayong buntag,   Congratulations to the organizers for once again having brought so many dedicated, passionate family planning advocates together. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share a... Read more
17 October 2017
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CNN Philippines' Ruth Cabal moderates a panel discussion with Ms. Emmeline Verzosa, Executive Director, Philippine Commission on Women (PCW); UNFPA Country Representative Klaus Beck; Dr. Juan Antonio A. Perez III Executive Director, POPCOM; and Ms. Leah Barbia, Officer in Charge, Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights Center Commission on Human Rights.
Message of UNFPA Representative Klaus Beck on the 2017 State of the World Population Report “Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality.”   Every year, UNFPA, the United... Read more
17 October 2017
Press Release
The State of World Population 2017   Unchecked inequality, failure to protect the rights of poorest women could threaten unrest, undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns... Read more
4 October 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
30 September 2017
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PAWAK, Philippines – With a confident voice, Jamela Sani explained violence against women to a group of new mothers and girls in a tent at Pawak, a village about five kilometres from where government... Read more
28 September 2017
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CAMARINES SUR, Philippines — With courage in her voice, young mom Kimberly Balid, 20, shared before an audience of fellow young mothers and Vice President Leni Robredo her challenges in unplanned... Read more
12 August 2017
Statement by UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem   Young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to build the foundation for a just and... Read more
11 August 2017
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PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines – “I want to be a doctor someday,” said Shaina Macmac, 16, a senior at the WPU-Agricultural Science High School in Palawan, a southwestern province of the Philippines. “... Read more
11 August 2017
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PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines— UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the Office of the Vice President (OVP) launch the Babaenihan Campaign at Western Philippines University to raise awareness... Read more

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