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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
Anguilla is the most northerly of the Leeward Islands and covers 91 km2. It is mostly flat, the highest point being Crocus Hill at 65 m above sea level. Anguilla lies in the tropical storm belt and... Read more
9 September 2017
Barbados is an independent democratic nation with a bicameral system of government. It is the most easterly of the Caribbean islands with an area of 430 square km and lies within the hurricane belt.... Read more
9 September 2017
/*-->*/ Suriname KEY PARTNERS INFORMATION Organization Address Contact # Website addres NGO Pro Health Koos straat 5 (597)432496 / 432779 www.prohealthsuriname.org   Fajalobistraat 16 (597)... Read more
9 September 2017
Grenada is the most southern of the Windward Islands and has a population of 105, 541 with 100 males to 103.8 females according to the 2011 Population and Housing Census. It is a tri-island state... Read more
9 September 2017
Barbados Organizations in Barbados Organization Name Address Contact Number Website Address Delegation of the European Union to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean States, the OECS and CARICOM/... Read more

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