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29 August 2018
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Aslima Tawacal, 35, went for a check-up at the UNFPA-supported medical mission, and learned she was anaemic. She also received medicines and a dignity kit. © UNFPA Philippines/Mario Villamor
MARAWI, Philippines – In a sweltering tent at a rain-beaten evacuation centre in conflict-scarred Marawi city, Aslima Tawacal, 35, carefully safeguards the medicines she has just received from a... Read more
19 August 2018
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 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
11 August 2018
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Let’s Put Young People at the Centre   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on  International Youth Day 2018   We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on... Read more
11 July 2018
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Fifty years ago, the world declared family planning to be a basic human right. On May 13, 1968, at the International Conference on Human Rights in Iran, the global community affirmed that, and I... Read more
9 July 2018
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LAGUNA, Philippines – “I used to believe that jumping after sex prevented pregnancy,” said Phoebe Tamondong, 25, a human resources assistant at Daiwa Seiko Philippines Corp. in Laguna, Philippines.... Read more
21 June 2018
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MANILA, Philippines— The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), and the Commission on Population (POPCOM), supported by UNFPA, the United... Read more
19 June 2018
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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL -- Message on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict “The Plight and Rights of Children Born of War”   Sexual violence in conflict is a threat... Read more
17 May 2018
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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
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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
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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

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