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11 July 2021
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The focus on birth rates misses the point, writes Alanna Armitage on today’s World Population Day. What matters is building countries where people want to stay, live and have families.   The COVID-19... Read more
5 May 2021
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for International Day of the Midwife - 5 May 2021   Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and... Read more
5 May 2021
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 May 2021 -- Millions of lives of women and newborns are lost, and millions more experience ill health or injury, because the needs of pregnant women and skills of midwives... Read more
14 April 2021
Press Release
NEW YORK/SKOPJE, 14 April 2021 - Nearly half of the women in 57 countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek health care, according to... Read more
11 March 2021
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In the framework of the “Supporting the Western Balkan’s Collective Leadership on Reconciliation” project, supported by the UN Peacebuilding Fund, the Regional Youth Cooperation Office and the United... Read more
4 February 2021
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During the First Regular Session of the UNDP / UNFPA / UNOPS Executive Board, held on February 4th in the presence of senior United Nations officials, as well as the Minister of Labour and Social... Read more
12 November 2020
Press Release
New York, 12 November 2020  - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more
8 October 2020
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ISTANBUL, Turkey — At age 13, Sesili still has a lot of different ideas about what her future might hold. Her favourite classroom subject is physics, and she says she’s interested in interior and... Read more
22 July 2020
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SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Taking precautions against becoming infected or spreading illness during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t easy for anyone, but it poses special challenges for some people with... Read more
16 July 2020
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Skopje, 16 July, 2020 - The United Nations Population Fund in North Macedonia and the British Embassy in Skopje started a new partnership to support survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) during... Read more

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