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12 July 2017
Written by Yoriko Yasukawa, UNFPA's Asia-Pacific Regional Director, this article was originally published by the World Economic Forum.  Nestled in a remote forest near the border with Vietnam, the... Read more
11 July 2017
Press Release
Bangkok, July 11, 2017 – Family planning is not only a fundamental human right that empowers individuals, especially women and girls, and helps save the lives of women and newborns, it is vital to... Read more
28 June 2017
Press Release
  United Nations agencies convene over 100 government and civil society partners from 12 countries for a landmark regional meeting in Bangkok to respond to gender-based violence Bangkok, June 28,... Read more
5 June 2017
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA
UNITED NATIONS — With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was... Read more
27 April 2017
  With so many success stories, it might seem hard to believe that across Asia and the Pacific as a whole tens of thousands of mothers still die needlessly through pregnancy and childbirth every year... Read more
4 November 2014
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People seek shelter on higher ground after late monsoon rains caused widespread flooding across Pakistan's Punjab region, affecting more than 2.5 million people, including an estimated 75,000... Read more
28 July 2014
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Thousands of displaced families have been living for years in the Jalozai camp in Pakistan's Nowshera District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. At the end of June, military operations in  North Waziristan sent... Read more