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27 May 2022
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8 myths about unintended pregnancy debunked

Half. That is the alarmingly high proportion of pregnancies that girls and women do not deliberately choose. The neglected crisis of unintended pregnancy is the subject of UNFPA’s recent flagship... Read more

25 May 2022
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Aimin during a field visit to Yushu, Qinghai Province of China in 2019. Credit: Du Lili

UNFPA and China Family Planning Association develop the next generation of sexual and reproductive health champions

"All Chinese young people can choose to be healthy, and let us arm ourselves with sexual and reproductive health knowledge and skills to fulfill everyone’s potential." – Aimin, a UN Volunteer in... Read more

24 May 2022
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Nearly half of all pregnancies globally are unintended: UNFPA launches the State of World Population 2022 report in Beijing

Nearly half of all pregnancies globally are unintended: UNFPA launches the State of World Population 2022 report in Beijing

BEIJING, China, 24 May 2022 – Globally, nearly half of all pregnancies, totalling 121 million each year, are unintended. For the women and girls affected, the most life-altering  reproductive choice—... Read more

5 May 2022
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Message from Ms. Navchaa Suren, Officer-in-Charge of UNFPA China for the International Day of the Midwife 2022

Today the United Nations Population Fund China is joining the celebration of the International Day of the Midwife 2022.  Globally every day, over 800 women die from preventable causes related to... Read more

5 May 2022
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UNFPA supports midwifery training for local health providers in Qinghai and Shanxi

“I hope to deliver my second baby here,” says a new mother, who just had her first newborn safely at the Yushu County People’s Hospital, Qinghai province of west China.  Gengsong Daizhong is a... Read more

8 March 2022
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Gender equality today for a better tomorrow

By Smriti Aryal, Beate Trankmann, Matteo Marchisio, Justine Coulson and Tu Ruihe For millennia, "Mother Nature" has personified our planet. Rooted in ancient philosophy from around the world, she... Read more

22 December 2021
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Opening Remarks by Ms. Justine Coulson, UNFPA China Representative at the Workshop on Essential Services for Women and Girls subject to Violence on behalf of UNFPA and UN Women in China

Beijing, China Dear friends and colleagues, Good morning!  I’d like to start by acknowledging the presence of Ms. Guo Ye, the Deputy Director General of the Office of National Working Committee on... Read more

3 December 2021
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Cai Cong: An advocate to empower women and young people with disabilities

BEIJING, China – Going to school, finding a job, getting married and having a child, 35-year-old Cai Cong is living a life similar to many of his peers in China. Being visually impaired but... Read more

2 December 2021
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UNFPA China new Representative presents credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Justine Coulson, the new Resident Representative of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in China, presented her credentials to the Deputy Director-General of the Department of International... Read more

1 December 2021
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Pandemics will thrive as long as inequalities do

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2021 As the world endures a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot forget that we are also on the cusp of the fifth... Read more

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