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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
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

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