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28 June 2017
Press Release

Partnerships, empowerment and action: an essential services package to end violence against women and girls in Asia-Pacific

  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

UNFPA mourns the passing away of Executive Director Dr Babatunde Osotimehin

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

4 November 2014

Estimated 75,000 pregnant women affected by floods in Pakistan

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

UNFPA responds to needs of 36,000 pregnant women displaced in Pakistan

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... Read more