UNFPA tries to ensure that women can be liberated

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No woman should die giving life. UNFPA/Rodolfo Villeda

Family planning is the most important life saving intervention you can provide to a girl or a woman, says the head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin was at a recent meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where Heads of State and Government made new commitments to speed up the reduction of maternal death in the continent.

Dr. Osotimehin sat down with UN Radio's May Yaacoub and discussed UNFPA's commitments towards reducing maternal death.

Duration: 2'30"

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