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4 October 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
18 September 2017
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Every week, she has a session on sexual and reproductive health with primary and secondary school students within and outside Lilongwe City. All along, she used to carry printed copies of SRH... Read more
3 August 2017
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Like any other young girl, Jenipher Sanni has dreams of making it big in life. She has just completed her secondary school O level examinations this year. At only 20, she has lived two different... Read more
28 July 2017
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At 32 years and working as a ground labour at Mlomba health centre, she has a vision of becoming a nurse.  She claims to be in good health and has adequate time to take care of her two children.... Read more
10 July 2017
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Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are refugees, face social, economic and geographic obstacles to voluntary family planning services and information. Fifty years ago... Read more
29 June 2017
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The Minister of Youth, Labour and Manpower development in Malawi with support from UNFPA launched the 2017 African Union theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth.”... Read more
6 June 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his... Read more
22 May 2017
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Lilongwe, Malawi - Every day she walks into the Fistula repair centre at Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe with delight and hope to restore women’s dignity through Obstetric Fistula repairing. It is the... Read more
19 May 2017
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Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2017 Over the past year, I followed the total transformation of two women’s... Read more
16 May 2017
There is a special day every week that girls at Lifidzi Primary School in Salima district meet and make their sanitary pads using locally available materials. During such sessions, they are also... Read more

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