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3 May 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019   Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy,... Read more
30 April 2019
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A youth representative sharing her story with Dr. Natalia Kanem on her participation in the UNFPA Leadership Project in Beijing on 25 April 2019. Photo credit: BIEG
The Belt and Road Initiative proposed by China is crucial for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals contained in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, especially for the Goals 3 and 5 on... Read more
19 April 2019
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The 52th session of the United Nations Commission on Population and Development was held at headquarters in New York from 1 to 5 April 2019. Under the theme "Review and appraisal of the Programme of... Read more
15 April 2019
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UNFPA China and the Department of Population Monitoring and Family Development of National Health Commission jointly launched the 2019 State of the World Population Report titled “Unfinished business... Read more
11 April 2019
Statement
11 April 2019 It is my great pleasure to address the opening of the launch of the 2019 State of the World Population Report themed “Unfinished business: the Pursuits of rights and choices for all”.... Read more
8 March 2019
Statement
Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices    Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the way we work, the way we communicate, the way we interact with each... Read more
27 February 2019
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A Chinese delegation led by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has wrapped up a visit to Sierra Leone, for getting a better understanding of the maternal and child health situations there,... Read more
14 February 2019
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By Babatunde Ahonsi, Resident Representative (China), United Nations Population Fund Spring Festival, celebrating the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, is unique beyond being the most important... Read more
7 February 2019
Statement
Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then... Read more
16 January 2019
Press Release
BEIJING, China, 16 January 2019 – China is already accelerating efforts in response to the rapid ageing and shrinking labour force, yet it needs to do more to support the childbearing aspirations and... Read more

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