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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
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
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
1 October 2012
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Tokyo, 1 October 2012- The number of older persons is growing faster than any other age group, says a new report, Ageing in the Twenty-first Century: A Celebration and a Challenge, released today on... Read more
12 August 2012
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Today, we celebrate the world's 1.8 billion young people. And we pause to consider that 43 per cent of the world's population is under the age of 25-a figure that rises to 60 per cent in the least... Read more
12 August 2012
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Today's generation of youth -- the largest the world has ever known, and the vast majority of whom live in developing countries -- has unprecedented potential to advance the well-being of the entire... Read more
10 July 2012
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Giving birth is typically the most joyful moment in a woman's life. Yet, this very process takes the life of so many women worldwide. Every day, some 800 women die in pregnancy or childbirth from... Read more

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