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6 February 2018
Statement
Sharleen, aged 17, enters the school where she continues her studies in Kenya. Her teachers supported her to resist mutilation and early marriage. “My family wanted me to be cut and get married, but I refused,” she said.  “I have stayed firm in pursuing my education.” Photo by Luca Zordan for UNFPA.
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Female Genital Mutilation 06 February 2018   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 6 February 2018—About 68 million girls face female genital mutilation... Read more
11 October 2017
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Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017   Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways.... Read more
3 October 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
2 October 2017
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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – A scurry of activity greeted visitors at one of Antigua’s two largest temporary shelters, National Technical Training Centre, which houses around 70 Barbudans... Read more
17 September 2017
Trinidad KEY PARTNERS INFORMATION Organization Address Contact # Website addres NGO Cyril Ross Nursery 7 El Dorado Road, Tunapuna 1 (868) 323 7415 http://www.svdptt.org/cr_nursery.htm St. Dominic's... Read more
9 September 2017
Guyana KEY PARTNERS INFORMATION Organization Name Address Contact Number Website Government Office of the First Lady State House, Main & New Market Streets, Georgetown, Guyana   www.motp.gov.gy... Read more
9 September 2017
Saint Lucia (62 degrees west and 13.6 degrees north), is the second largest of the Windward Islands in the Caribbean, it is approximately 616 km2 (238 square miles). Its closest island neighbors are... Read more
9 September 2017
Antigua and Barbuda is situated at the north of the Leeward Islands chain in the Eastern Caribbean. The nation of Antigua and Barbuda comprises the islands Antigua and Barbuda, and the uninhabited... Read more
9 September 2017
Jamaica KEY PARTNERS INFORMATION Organization Address Contact # Website addres NGO Jamaica Red Cross Central Village, Spanish Town (876) 984-7860-2 http://www.jamaicaredcross.org/ Women’s Centre... Read more
9 September 2017
Montserrat is one of five United Kingdom Overseas Territories in the Caribbean. Ravaged by a series of volcanic eruptions since 1995, the Montserrat economy had virtually collapsed due to the... Read more

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