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4 April 2013
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Towards more youth friendly health services

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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Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for Human Rights Day, 10 December 2012

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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Press Release - Population of over 60 year-olds to reach one billion within the decade, finds new UN Report

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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Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, International Youth Day

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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Secretary General's Message on International Youth Day 2012

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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THE SECRETARY GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON WORLD POPULATION DAY 11 July 2012

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

10 July 2012
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UNFPA'S EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS MESSAGE ON WORLD POPULATION DAY 2012

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

29 June 2012
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Dhiraagu Broadband Roadrace

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- PASSAGE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BILL

UN Maldives Press Release on Passage of Domestic Violence Bill.Pdf

8 March 2012
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Message of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director, for International Women’s Day, 8 March 2012

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

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