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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
10 July 2012
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The world's population has more than tripled since the United Nations was created in 1945, and keeps growing. With more than 7 billion people now inhabiting the planet, we face ever greater demands... Read more
29 June 2012
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About 30 June 2012, more than 2,500 people took part in this year's local social awareness event Dhiraagu Broadband Road Race "Run Against Domestic Violence and Child Abuse". UNFPA Maldives was one... Read more
11 April 2012
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UN Maldives Press Release on Passage of Domestic Violence Bill.Pdf
8 March 2012
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Today, on International Women's Day, UNFPA renews its commitment to gender equality and human rights and dignity. Many rural women have limited autonomy and low status, which puts them at increased... Read more
26 October 2011
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Male', 26 October 2011-the milestone of 7 billion is reached in 5 days time. Globally, people are living longer and healthier lives, and couples are choosing to have fewer children. But huge... Read more

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