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3 December 2018
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Honorable Executive Director, Commission on Population (POPCOM), Dr. Juan Antonio A. Perez III Honorable Chairperson, Philippine Commission on Women, Dr. Rhodora T. Masilang-Bucoy Honorable Executive... Read more
20 November 2018
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MARAWI CITY, Philippines – “Many women and girls here were suffering from violence.  And the armed conflict made the situation of gender-based violence even worse,” said Umme Limbona, a 26-year-old... Read more
7 November 2018
Press Release
MARAWI, Philippines – To provide a multi-sectoral specialized care to the survivors of gender-based violence, the Department of Health, in partnership with UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and... Read more
17 October 2018
Press Release
MANILA, Philippines, 17 October 2018 - The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices.  “The historic transition to lower fertility has emerged... Read more
26 September 2018
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ITOGON, BENGUET, Philippines – Nine months pregnant and caught in the maelstrom of Typhoon Mangkhut’s strong rains and gusty winds, Ginalyn Franco prepared to leave her home on September 16 in the... Read more
17 September 2018
Press Release
MANILA, Philippines, 17 September 2018—  Typhoon Mangkhut (locally known as Ompong) entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 12 September. The storm’s strong rains and gusty winds... Read more
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
Statement
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

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