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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

26 October 2011
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PRESS RELEASE - STATE OF THE WORLD POPULATION REPORT 2011

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

23 October 2011
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Call for Proposals - NGO participation to promote and protect young people’s sexual and reproductive health on the World AIDS Day

Scope The target audience is young people. The main aim of this initiative is to disseminate information to a large audience on HIV/AIDS prevention linked to Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (... Read more

29 September 2011
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PRESS RELEASE - GENDER ADVOCACY WORKING GROUP

Maldives is progressing remarkably well on the Millennium Development Goals, but faces challenges related to gender equality. Passionate individuals and organizations are working hard to advance... Read more

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