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16 August 2011
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Maldives is making remarkable progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) but is lagging behind in achieving the third MDG - gender equality and women's empowerment. The... Read more
12 July 2011
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Youth Debate on the occasion of World Population Day 2011, live on Sun FM and Youth TV on 14 July 2011 from 2100hrs-2200hrs
11 July 2011
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MALE', MALDIVES, 11 July 2011-As humans reach 7 billion, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, highlights the critical role population play in shaping our future. Growing population, declining... Read more
25 April 2011
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The two work plans, approving funding of US$ 170,000 for 2011, are in line with the UN's strategic support to the Maldives. The Deputy Minister of Health and Family, Ms Fathimath Afiya, and Mr Rune... Read more
8 March 2011
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International Women's Day symbolises how far women have struggled for equality, peace and development. It is an opportunity to unite, network and mobilise for meaningful change. International Women's... Read more
8 March 2011
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Today, we celebrate International Women's Day and once again declare our faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, and in the equal rights of men and women. As... Read more
25 November 2010
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Today I join UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and other leaders in condemning violence against women and calling for stronger action to end impunity. Every woman has the right to live in dignity-free... Read more
9 August 2010
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Message on International Day of Youth by Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, UNFPA Executive Director 12 August 2010 Today, on the International Day of Youth, and every day, young people are searching for... Read more
9 August 2010
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Message of Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, UNFPA Executive Director on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day 19 August 2010 Today, on World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA pays tribute to humanitarian aid workers who... Read more

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