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11 October 2016
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“Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India.  Susmita has never gone to school. She tends the few animals her family owns and attends to... Read more
1 October 2016
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Population ageing – one of the most significant trends of the 21st century – represents both a cause for celebration and a challenge. To ensure that everyone’s well-being is enhanced through this... Read more
7 September 2016
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Distinguished Mr. Zhang Wenkang, President of the China Maternal and Child Health Association, Ms. Frances Day-Stirk, President of the International Confederation of Midwives, Dr. Zhan Qimin,... Read more
5 May 2016
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On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, salutes the contribution of midwives to saving the lives of women, adolescent girls and newborns, sometimes under... Read more
12 April 2016
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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, is in China this week together with a joint UN delegation to highlight the critical role young people play in achieving the 2030 Agenda... Read more
18 March 2016
Press Release
BEIJING, 18 March 2016 – A new phase has been agreed for South-South Cooperation on Population and Development, aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and underpinned by the... Read more
4 March 2016
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Beijing – 4th March 2016 -   The UN System in China welcomed the entering into force of the  Family Violence Law on March 1, marking a significant step in preventing and protecting victims of family... Read more
1 February 2016
Press Release
Bangkok,1 February 2016 - A new report from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, finds that more of the nearly one billion young people between 15 and 24 in the Asia and Pacific region are... Read more
10 December 2015
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commends world leaders on the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a significant achievement in the history of development. The... Read more
10 December 2015
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Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of two landmark international treaties. Together, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and... Read more

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