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08.02.00 – FAMILY PLANNING

BOSINA / ROMA TEEN PREGNANCY SWOP ADVANCER

Almost half of young Roma women are married before 18 and nearly one third become pregnant while still adolescents. Motherhood can end their education, diminish their job prospects, and keep them from becoming  productive members of society. The State of the World's Population Report will be launched Wednesday inGeneva. UNFPA

29 Oct 2013 | Read More »

JORDAN / BABATUNDE OSOTIMEHIN

UNFPA is providing life-saving reproductive health services to the more than 120,000 Syrian refugees in the Za'tari camp in Jordan. APTN  

19 Apr 2013 | Read More »

UN / POPE RESIGNATION

The Vatican announced today that Pope Benedict XVI will shortly resign for health reasons. Five years ago he visited the United Nations at the invitation of Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. FILE

11 Feb 2013 | Read More »

UN / POPULATION FUND REPORT 2012

The State of World Population 2012, launched today by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), points out that 222 million women in developing countries have an unmet need for family planning, which delivers "immeasurable" rewards to women, families, and communities. UNTV

14 Nov 2012 | Read More »

UNFPA / STATE OF WORLD POPULATION REPORT LAUNCH

A new report released today (14 November) finds that additional investments in family planning would save developing countries $11.3 billion a year. UNFPA

14 Nov 2012 | Read More »

KENYA / CHILD MOTHERS

A look at UNICEF’s program to assist child mothers living in the world’s most-populated refugee camp. UNICEF

15 Oct 2012 | Read More »

UN / MATERNAL MORTALITY

The UN released new estimates today that say the number of women dying of pregnancy and childbirth related complications has almost halved in 20 years. UNFPA / FILE

16 May 2012 | Read More »

UN / POPULATION SUSTAINABILITY

Introducing a recent report by Britain’s renowned Royal Society on the link between population and sustainability, Nobel prize-winning biologist Sir John Sulston said today that the 21st century was a critical juncture for the planet, and called on countries to reduce consumption and give women better access to family planning. UNTV / FILE

1 May 2012 | Read More »

UN / POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

UN population fund (UNFPA) Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin said today that the nexus between technology and youth is expanding the agency’s ability to raise awareness, adding that “when it comes to sexual and reproductive health, awareness can spell the difference between life and death.” UNTV

23 Apr 2012 | Read More »

SENEGAL / FAMILY PLANNING WRAP

As the largest family planning conference in history kicked off in Dakar, Senegal on Tuesday, the executive director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Babatunde Osotimehin noted that Africa “continues to be the region of the world that’s seems to lag behind the most” in family planning, maternal health and child health. UNFPA / APATV

30 Nov 2011 | Read More »

 

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