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23 May 2017
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Over the past year, I followed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Alice, from Malawi, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at the age of 83, after living with this terrible and... Read more
15 May 2017
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Across Asia and the Pacific violent conflict and extremism continue to pose serious challenges to sustainable development and security. Since 1992, 26 subnational conflicts have affected at least... Read more
5 May 2017
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that midwives do every day, often in very trying circumstances. Thanks to midwives, millions of women each year... Read more
2 May 2017
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the Office of the Vice President (OVP) sign a memorandum of understanding as partners for women empowerment, under the anti-poverty program, Angat Buhay... Read more
4 April 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more
21 March 2017
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The UNFPA is one with the country in mourning the loss of former Senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani. The Shahani-Ramos families lost a dear bastion of light and inspiration, and the Philippines - a... Read more
12 January 2017
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The Executive Order No. 12 issued by President Rodrigo Duterte supporting the full implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law is a major push for the government’s... Read more
20 October 2016
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The State of World Population 2016   UNFPA’s State of World Population 2016 report shows that empowering today’s 10-year-old girls could yield huge demographic and economic dividends and build better... Read more
11 October 2016
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  Respect, equality and cultural sensitivity:   Boosting maternal health among Mindanao’s indigenous communities     Remarks by UNFPA Philippines Representative Klaus Beck at the closure of the... Read more
30 September 2016
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UNFPA mourns the sudden passing of Senator Miriam Defensor, a passionate and relentless advocate for reproductive health and rights. We wish to convey our deepest sympathy to her loved ones at this... Read more

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