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2015 UNFPA PSA for the reduction of adolescent pregnancy

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UNFPA Trinidad & Tobago PSA Teenage Pregnancy

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World Population Day 2013 Video: Jamaica

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Every Caribbean Woman, Every Caribbean Child

Georgetown, Guyana was the chosen location for the Forum convened by First Ladies and Spouses of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community - CARICOM on 16 February 2017. Held under the theme “Every Caribbean Woman, Every Caribbean Child”, the Forum targeted a joint consensus on key priorities and strategies for implementing a programme of work to enhance the health and well-being of Caribbean women and children. Participating government officials from across the Caribbean region included the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Ministers of Foreign Affairs from Jamaica and Suriname, Minister of Social Protection from Guyana, First Ladies from Guyana, Belize, Trinidad and Tobago and Haiti as well as the Senior Vice President of Gilead. more

University Student Ambassadors Against Domestic Violence - Suriname

Renuka Biharie, coordinator of the IWGDS, considers it a milestone for the ambassadors, the institute, Biza and university. "This is the first time the university is cooperating in this format with the ministry, whereby students can contribute to addressing a very big social problem for society. You are ambassadors and you are responsible for a major task, to which the Minister will also hold you accountable. The minister and his staff are very gender-sensitive. This is evident in the projects and activities he has carried out in the context of violence against women and gender-based violence”, said Biharie. more

Joint message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February 2017

The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030 It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extreme emotional trauma that can last a lifetime. more

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016

This is 2016 and yet one in three women worldwide still experiences or has experienced some form of physical or sexual violence, usually perpetrated by someone she knows. Moreover, millions of women and girls have been subjected to other forms of violence and harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation, which affect an estimated 200 million women and girls, or child marriage, with one in three girls in developing countries being married off before the age of 18. more

Press Release - State of the World Population (SWOP) Report Launch 2016

The annual flagship State of the World Population (SWOP) Report of the United Nations Population Fund for 2016 focuses on investing in the 10-year-old girl. The SWOP Report is launched every year to raise awareness on important population and development issues. Ten is a pivotal age for girls everywhere, as puberty approaches. In some parts of the world, a girl at this age enjoys limitless possibilities and begins making choices that will influence her education and, later, her work life. But in other parts, a girl who goes through puberty is suddenly seen as a commodity that may be bought, sold or traded. “Impeding a girl’s safe, healthy path through adolescence to a productive and autonomous adulthood is a violation of her rights,” UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin says. more

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2016

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2016 To eradicate poverty – like any other goal to improve the human condition – we need to fully understand the world’s demographics. Poor countries with burgeoning youth populations may find it difficult to meet many of our global development goals, as they face more people entering primary and secondary school age, more people looking for health care, and many more entering labour markets, looking for productive jobs in the coming years. more

Song: "United" - 7BillionActions.org

 

By the end of 2011, the world will have reached 7 billion people.  UNFPA is leading an innovative global campaign to bring awareness to the opportunities and challenges that this milestone represents.  Music has always been the best way to speak to the hearts of people.  Playing for Change has partnered with UNFPA to present an oiginal song around the world to serve as an anthem for such an important time.


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Review on Public Healthcare Protocols, Guidelines & Proceedures on GBV in Barbados
Report on the Review of Public Health Care Protocols on GBV in Barbados

Gender-based violence is an umbrella term for any harmful act perpetrated on the basis of socially constructed gender roles.

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Condom use among Sex Workers in Suriname
Condom Use among Sex Workers in Suriname

This report presents the results of a study on the access to, and consistent and correct use of, condoms among sex workers in Suriname, South America.