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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
11 July 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day   New York, 11 July, 2020 - Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General... Read more
30 June 2020
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SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Life could have turned out very differently for Sibel Bajram. The young English-language teacher comes from North Macedonia’s Roma community, where child marriages – often... Read more
30 June 2020
Press Release
30 June 2020, ISTANBUL--Every year, millions of girls around the world are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families,... Read more
29 May 2020
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SKOPJE, North Macedonia — When the time came for Marija Matovska to give birth, she and her husband had more than the usual worries of first-time parents on their minds. As they rushed to the... Read more
18 May 2020
Statement
By Alanna Armitage Across Europe, from Spain to Serbia, care homes for older people have become hotspots of COVID-19 infections. According to the World Health Organization, residents of long-term... Read more
5 May 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020 As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being... Read more
28 April 2020
Press Release
New York, USA  -​ As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women unable to access family planning, facing unintended pregnancies, gender-based violence and other harmful practices could... Read more

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