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17 May 2018
Statement
On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stands with all members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI)... Read more
10 May 2018
News
ISABELA, Philippines – Gathering in a light green painted basketball court, surrounded by coconut and banana trees, 24-year-old Joan Calamayan and 50 other young women wanted to learn about family... Read more
27 April 2018
Statement
UNFPA Country Representative Klaus Beck's message at the Third Development Partners’ Coordination Forum on addressing barriers to young people’s education Magandang Hapon po sa inyong lahat! First of... Read more
23 April 2018
Statement
Dean of the Ateneo de Manila University School of Social Sciences, Dr. Fernando Aldaba. Chairperson of the Department of Political Science, Dr. Diana Mendoza. Course Director, Dr. Lourdes Veneracion... Read more
22 March 2018
News
Iloilo, Philippines – “I was shocked when I found out I was pregnant,” said nineteen-year-old Gina*, then a third-year high school student in Iloilo, a central province of the Philippines. She was... Read more
9 March 2018
News
Students prepare for the national-level dialogue with Vice President Leni Robredo. The event is part of the Babaenihan campaign to raise awareness about the urgency of addressing teenage pregnancy through investments in education, health and economic opportunities.
Iloilo City, Philippines— The Office of the Vice President (OVP) and UNFPA, the United Nations reproductive health and rights agency, celebrated International Women’s Day by engaging women and girls... Read more
8 March 2018
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more
20 February 2018
News
LEGAZPI, Philippines – “I was washing clothes near my house when I heard the eruption from Mayon Volcano,” Jiassal Balatinsayo, told UNFPA.  Eight months pregnant and residing almost 7 kilometres... Read more
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

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