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14 March 2016
Dispatch
The 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women kicked off today, June 14, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, with the full involvement of UNFPA. The implementation of 2030... Read more
8 March 2016
Dispatch
For millions of women and girls around the world, gender equality and the full enjoyment of human rights remain elusive. For instance, nearly 14 million children are forced into marriage every year;... Read more
30 January 2016
Dispatch
The United Nations system in Sierra Leone has launched a nationwide campaign to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted last September by world leaders, including H.E. President... Read more
3 December 2015
Dispatch
Twenty journalists form the print and electronic media media were on Thursday, 3 December, 2015, trained on maternal and child health issues and reporting at the Family Kingdom. Aberdeen, Freetown,... Read more
1 December 2015
Dispatch
This year, World AIDS Day coincides with the African conference on controlling HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Many people living with HIV, activists, government workers and... Read more
31 October 2015
Dispatch
The UNFPA-supported School of Midwifery, Makeni (SOMM) of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation held its Graduation and Awards ceremony for 58 professional state certified midwives‬ (Set 4) 2013-2015... Read more
17 October 2015
Dispatch
                      UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on New Era in the Fight against Poverty The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty has special significance this... Read more
11 October 2015
Dispatch
Today, as we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, the world has an unprecedented opportunity to focus on the power of girls to drive progress and transform our world. By prominently... Read more
1 October 2015
Dispatch
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director Population ageing and urbanization are major global issues of the 21st century. While cities are growing, their share of residents aged 60 years and... Read more

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