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14 August 2020
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MANILA, the Philippines -- The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted family planning and maternal and newborn health services globally, and in the Philippines to these indirect effects may significantly... Read more
12 August 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, International Youth Day As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people are taking action to... Read more
11 August 2020
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MANILA, The Philippines,  10 August 2020 --- The government of New Zealand will provide the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Philippines with a grant amounting to 400,000 New Zealand... Read more
9 August 2020
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MAKILALA, NORTH COTABATO, The Philippines -- Inside the earthquake-cracked residence of the Hayods family, Martin’s 15-year-old daughter Lyka* is now always looking straight at him, hurling words... Read more
8 August 2020
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KIDAPAWAN CITY, NORTH COTABATO, The Philippines – The progression of pregnancy or childbirth does not wait for a recovery from a natural disaster or a pandemic --- a 30-year-old Margie Betil... Read more
22 July 2020
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MARAWI CITY, Philippines – “Before BARMM, the purpose of my life was mainly to support the combatants.  Now, it is different,” says Ms. Norkisa Mangaho, a 48-year old former member of the Bangsamoro... Read more
11 July 2020
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Op-ed by UN Philippines Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, Gustavo Gonzalez Globally, some 650 million women and girls alive today were married as children. Another 33,000 children... Read more
10 July 2020
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10 JULY 2020, MANILA, the Philippines – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Philippines, together with the Philippine Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), commemorated the... Read more
30 June 2020
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TULUNAN, NORTH COTABATO, The Philippines  --- The rainy season has come again, and for "Sarah" (not her real name), a single mother in her late 20s from Tulunan, it only brings back bitter memories... Read more
19 June 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict       Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective... Read more

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