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23 April 2021

Turkmenistan reinforced commitments to accelerate progress for women and girls at the CPD54

The linkages between the COVID-19 and gender inequality, food insecurity and obstacles in access to healthcare and reproductive rights were discussed at the Economic and Social Council’s 54th session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD54) this week. The primary role of the Commission on Population and

14 April 2021

Nearly half of all women worldwide are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report "My Body is My Own"

Nearly half of women in 57 countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek health care, according to UNFPA's 2021 flagship State of World Population...

8 March 2021

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day - 8 March 2021



In times of upheaval, pregnancy-related deaths and sexual violence increase....

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