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15 May 2014
Dispatch
Twenty years ago, at the Cairo International Conference on Population and Development, the world community recognized that families, in their various forms, should be strengthened and enjoy... Read more
6 May 2014
Dispatch
UNITED NATIONS, New York – New data from the United Nations reveal that maternal deaths have declined by 45 per cent since 1990. Some 523,000 deaths occurred from complications in pregnancy or... Read more
5 May 2014
Globally, in the past two decades, maternal death has declined by nearly half. In the same period, skilled birth attendance has increased by 15 per cent, with two out of three deliveries worldwide... Read more
2 May 2014
Dispatch
On May 2, 2014, Director UNFPA Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean Sheila Roseau paid a courtesy call on the Most Honourable Portia Simpson Miller Prime Minister of Jamaica. They discussed the... Read more
17 March 2014
Dispatch
An eight member delegation from the Republic of Suriname located in South America visited Jamaica on a study tour from March 10-13 to learn about Jamaica’s experiences in combatting gender-based... Read more
5 February 2014
Dispatch
NEWS 05 February 2014 International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM Statement of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund    0 0 0   Millions of... Read more
7 January 2014
Dispatch
Dr. Zoe Simpson - Acting Executive Director Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation speaking at  theMulti-Stakeholder High Level Consultation on the Reduction of Adolescent Pregnancy in the Caribbean... Read more
7 January 2014
Dispatch
Tiffiney Tyrrell had her first baby at 15 and her second at 17. The pregnancies disrupted her education and made it difficult to keep a job. Her mother was unsupportive and offered Tiffiney little... Read more
9 December 2013
Dispatch
(December 9, 2013) Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is calling for urgent action involving key stakeholders of the Caribbean to lower the... Read more
11 October 2013
Statement
Statement by the UNFPA Executive Director on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October 2013 More girls are in school today than ever before.  However, too many girls,... Read more

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