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12 October 2013
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As world leaders reviewed progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the United Nations General Assembly last month, some observers and development experts rightly reminded... Read more
21 September 2013
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BANGKOK (ESCAP and UNFPA) -- A regional ministerial conference of Asian and Pacific governments has issued a strong reaffirmation that gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and rights... Read more
16 September 2013
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BANGKOK (UNESCAP), 16 September 2013 - More than 400 delegates, including one Head of State, Ministers, policy makers and civil society representatives from 47 countries are in Bangkok this week to... Read more
12 August 2013
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While migration can often offer valuable opportunities and contribute to the development of communities and society at large, it can also pose risks and lead to unacceptable situations, including... Read more
11 July 2013
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As a staunch advocate of the education, health and rights of girls and an enduring believer in the power of young women to transform our world, I welcome the focus of this year's World Population Day... Read more
11 July 2013
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There are over 600 million girls in the world today, more than 500 million of them in developing countries. They are shaping humanity's present and future. The opportunities and choices girls have... Read more
23 May 2013
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UNFPA Maldives Country Director, Ms. Lene K. Christiansen who is based in Colombo, paid a farewell call on the President on 23 May 2013. http://www.presidencymaldives.gov.mv/Index.aspx?lid=24&... Read more
21 April 2013
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Why women aged 20-50 years should get screened for cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is preventable as the disease can be detected at an early stage. At this stage there are no symptoms. How common... Read more
4 April 2013
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An in-depth consultative process brought together 30 stakeholders from the health sector to determine national standards for youth friendly health services & formulate guidelines on adolescent... Read more
10 December 2012
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On this Human Rights Day, we come together to celebrate the right to participate in public life in an inclusive way. While this right is clearly recognized in the international human rights framework... Read more

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