United Nations Population Fund

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United Nations Population Fund

An organization created by the United Nations and charged with promoting reproductive health. It provides funding for programs to discourage the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, to promote the use of contraceptives and to support healthy pregnancies and childbirths. The alleged role of the United Nations Population Fund in funding abortions and forced sterilizations has been a source of controversy.
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Lina stressed that the UNFPA would continue its efforts to support population issues as well as its efforts in the field of women and reproductive health, adding that the Fund is keen to cooperate with all government agencies, the private sector and academia to attract donors for expanding in the programs to realize the new development goals for the health and women issues.
He also praised UNFPA for taking extra care of the Rohingya women and girls of reproductive age, considering gender-based violence.
This determination was made based on the fact that China's family planning policies still involve the use of coercive abortion and involuntary sterilisation, and UNFPA partners on family planning activities with the Chinese government agency responsible for these coercive policies," the state department said.
In some parts of the world, a girl at this age enjoys limitless possibilities and begins making choices on her education and later life but elsewhere, girls are seen as commodities to be bought, sold or traded, the UNFPA report said.
so I love the part of UNFPA mission is to give the kids ways to have recreations in safe places to place.
The girls featured in the exhibition were identified by country offices and local partners of UNFPA and Plan International.
UNFPA has provided more than 100,000 dignity kits to the most vulnerable women and girls in 19 governorates in Yemen to maintain their personal and menstrual hygiene.
Mohtashami has served in international development organizations and made a long-standing contribution in the development sector, said a press release issued by the UNFPA in Pakistan on Wednesday.
UNFPA will be working closely together with the Palestinian Ministry of Health as well as national health care centres to ensure access to family planning, safe births, antenatal and post-natal care for pregnant women and women in the reproductive age.
contribution to UNFPA, while Democratic presidents--including President Obama--have rescinded the gag rule and supported UNFPA.
12 (Saba) - The population issue in Yemen is high on the United Nations Population Fund's (UNFPA) list of priorities, said UNFPA Resident Coordinator in Yemen on Monday.