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11 August 2020
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The world needs solidarity. Join #UN75 one-minute survey!

The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary at a time of great challenge, including the worst global health crisis in its history. Will it bring the world closer together? Or will it lead to... Read more

11 July 2020
Statement

Remarks by Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi, UNFPA China Representative at the 2020 World Population Day National Commemoration Event

Beijing, 11 July 2020 CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Distinguished guests,  Dear colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen,    On behalf of the United Nations Population Fund, I would like to express my sincere... Read more

8 July 2020
Press Release

Defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality: UNFPA launches the 2020 State of World Population Report

BEIJING, China, 8 July 2020 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund launched virtually today, the 2020 State of World Population (SWOP) report in Beijing, China.  UNFPA releases its flagship... Read more

10 May 2020
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Global response to COVID-19 must address rights and needs of women and girls

Dr Natalia Kanem, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Mark Lowcock, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief... Read more

5 May 2020
Statement

Opening Remarks of Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi, UNFPA China Representative at the Meeting to Mark International Day of the Midwife organized by China Maternal and Child Health Association

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Beijing, 5 May 2020 Distinguished Mr. Chen Ziquan, President of China Maternal and Child Health Association,  Distinguished Mr. Yu Xiaoqian, Secretary-General of China Maternal... Read more

5 May 2020
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Celebrating the heroic midwives in China’s fight against COVID-19

2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. 5 May is the International Day of the Midwife (IDM). The theme of this year’s IDM celebration set by the International Confederation of... Read more

5 May 2020
Statement

Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020   As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being... Read more

28 April 2020
Press Release

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women unable to... Read more

8 March 2020
Statement

UNFPA China acknowledges female healthcare workers on Women's Day

Message from Dr. Babatunde Ahonsi, UNFPA China Representative International Women’s Day 2020 Beijing, 8 May 2020 On the occasion of International Women's Day, on behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more

7 March 2020
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day, 8 March 2020

I am Generation Equality: Working together to achieve a gender-equal world Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day This International Women's Day, we... Read more

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