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6 February 2017
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The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030   It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extreme emotional trauma that can last a... Read more
20 October 2016
Feature Story
UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin On the Occasion of the Launch of The State of World Population 2016 Welcome to the release of The State of World Population 2016, published by UNFPA, the... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India. Susmita has never gone to school.... Read more
11 October 2016
Feature Story
On Tuesday, 11 October 2016, the Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) under the United Nations Population Fund commemorated International Day of the Girl Child at Bhekathina High School, in Estcourt... Read more
4 October 2016
Dispatch
An innovative and creative mobile platform for young people, ilovelife.mobi, was launched today, 4 October 2016, in Madzikane Ka Zulu Memorial Hospital in Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape. With... Read more
1 October 2016
Statement
The Transformative Force of Population Ageing   Population ageing – one of the most significant trends of the 21st century – represents both a cause for celebration and a challenge. To ensure that... Read more
28 August 2016
Feature Story
On a bright Sunday morning on the 28 August 2016 the Deputy Minister of Social Development, Honourable Hendrietta Bogopane- Zulu, convened a girl’s assembly in the rural Mareetsane village of the... Read more
12 August 2016
Dispatch
Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for International Youth Day UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates International Youth Day by reaffirming and... Read more
25 July 2016
Feature Story
Commemoration of World PopulationDay, Youth Month and the International Nelson Mandela Day celebrations under the theme: “Moving South African youth forward by investing in teenage girls” The... Read more
20 July 2016
Dispatch
At the margins of the at the 21st International AIDS Conference, held in Durban, a satellite session entitled “HIV Prevention in Girls and Young Women in South Africa,” was held on 20 July 2016. At... Read more

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