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21 August 2020
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Maternal mortality decreased to 186 deaths per 100,000 live births

  Maternal mortality decreased to 186 deaths per 100,000 live births Maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in Pakistan has decreased from 276 deaths per 100,000 live births as per Pakistan Demographic and... Read more

18 November 2019
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Surviving Fistula – A story of resilience from Pakistan

Razia Shamshad, Fistula Survivor with her daughter in Karachi, Pakistan. PHOTO: UNFPA Pakistan   Razia Shamshad, known to many as the Fistula Survivor, has a story to tell: “Helping women suffering... Read more

11 July 2019
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World Population Day 2019

  World Population Day 2019   World Population Day 2019 is celebrated on 11 July 2019. The theme this year's World Population Day is “25 years of the ICPD: Accelerating the Promise”, focusing on the... Read more

8 April 2019
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National Launch of Women’s Economic and Social Wellbeing Survey Report.

One in every three women in Punjab between 15 and 64 years has faced some form of violence, according to a survey conducted by Punjab Bureau of Statistics and Punjab Commission on the Status of Women... Read more

6 March 2019
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Pakistan DHS- Data Dissemination Event

Pakistan DHS- Data Dissemination Event

Pakistan DHS- Data Dissemination Event February 25, 2019   Pakistan has released the results of the Demographic and Health Survey (PDHS) 2017-18 on February 25, 2019. The PDHS was successfully... Read more

11 July 2018
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Importance of Family Planning Reiterated on World Population Day

ISLAMABAD, 11 July 2018: Pakistan is the fifth most populous country in the world with 208 million people and a population growth rate of 2.4% per year. The rising population numbers are likely to... Read more

4 May 2018
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Maternal mortality in Asia-Pacific - 5 key facts

  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

6 February 2018
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UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

A race against trends   Female genital mutilation is many things: A violent act that causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and even death. A cruel practice that inflicts lasting... Read more

12 January 2018
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New Year, New Beginnings

Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem The new year is a time for reflection and for resolutions -- a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve... Read more

15 December 2017
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How one woman reclaimed her life after suffering from fistula for 25 years

After enduring a long and painful delivery of her third child at home in her village in Balochistan, Pakistan, Sarsan knew that something was wrong. The raw and throbbing pain she felt was way more... Read more

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