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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The workshop, organised as part of the joint programme between the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (2015-2019), aims to promote health services and contribute to the achievement of the goals of the national strategy for the promotion of maternal and newborn health.
The Social Development Centre 'Nama', in co-operation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), organised yesterday a workshop on the role of Qatari youth in the country's development.
BakoviA thanked the United Nations Population Fund on the initiative for signing the Memorandum, "which fully corresponds and coincides with our statutory commitments to protect and promote all positive values, non-discrimination and equality, including gender equality, as the basis of this Memorandum."
Khartoum, July 10 (SUNA) - The Minister of International Cooperation Ambassador Idris Suleiman has underlined commitment of the Government of Sudan to fully implement the country program in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) in Sudan to meet the needs of the citizens.
Washington, Jumada II 22, 1436, April 11, 2015, SPA -- The United Nations Population Fund in New York announced that Dr.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan held December 17 a meeting with a delegation from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) led by Director of the Fund Mr.
For its part, the United Nations Population Fund said apart from numbers, the population also concerns other dimensions critical for providing a good quality of life for inhabitants of a certain country.
Amman, June 6 (Petra) -- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jordan new Assistant Representative, Suad Nabhan, assumed her duties on June 1st, 2014.
The Secretary of Health, Yolani Batres in conjunction with the Banco de Occidente, UNOPS, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Association for a More Just Society (ASJ) Transparency International, the Catholic Church and Transformemos Honduras invited suppliers to explain the transparent process to be followed to acquire medicines and supplies that the Secretariat will supply the hospitals.
In this report of the United Nations Population Fund that takes a human rights-based approach to family planning, researchers/consultants discuss how it supports other rights, examples of projects worldwide, and continuing challenges.
Between 2000 and 2011, an estimated one-third of women between the ages of 20 and 24 in low-and middle-income countries (excluding China) were married by age 18, and one in eight were married by age 15, according to a new report by the United Nations Population Fund entitled Marrying Too Young: End Child Marriage.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday launched The State of World Population 2012 report around the theme "By Choice, Not by Chance: Family Planning, Human Rights and Development".
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