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26 January 2018
Press Release
MANILA, Philippines, 26 January 2017—  Mayon Volcano, located in Albay province, 300 km southeast of Manila, is showing high levels of unrest, with lava fountains and frequent ash explosions as high... Read more
18 December 2017
News
Message of Klaus Beck, UNFPA Country Representative on the Completion Ceremony of the Women with Disabilities Peer Action Group Facilitators and Participants of Access to Reproductive Justice Human... Read more
13 December 2017
News
PANTAR, Philippines – Seventeen-year-old Abdul Nasser Berua stood before a group of teenagers, explaining how they can protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections such as HIV.   It was... Read more
12 December 2017
News
The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, expresses its congratulations and its solidarity with reproductive health champions and advocates as you reminisce the 5 years of existence and challenges... Read more
5 December 2017
News
I am pleased to be invited in today’s forum and to present highlights of the 2017 State of the World Population Report as it relates to issues on sexual and reproductive health and rights in the... Read more
25 November 2017
Statement
Rohingya refugees fleeing into Bangladesh have reported horrific stories of sexual violence. One woman, Shakila, said she was raped after being forced to watch the murder of her husband and infant... Read more
25 November 2017
News
In the Philippines, 14.5 percent of girls age 13-17 have experienced sexual violence, according to the 2015 National Baseline Study on Violence against Children.   Violence against women and girls... Read more
8 November 2017
News
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
News
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

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