UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the @UN sexual and reproductive health agency. Executive Director: @Atayeshe

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As the @UN sexual and reproductive health agency, @UNFPA advocates for the right of individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children. Our statement on restrictions to access to abortion: unf.pa/abo #StandUp4HumanRights
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Tapiwa Panuel, who dreams of becoming a #journalist, at Katewe Community Day Secondary School in Dedza, #Malawi. She is one of the students receiving financial support from @UNFPA and #KOICA to stay in school. #LeaveNoOneBehind ©UNFPA/Luis Tato esaro.unfpa.org/en/news/burs…
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“The empowerment of women and girls must be at the heart of all sustainable development efforts.” –– @ibpete03 at today’s #HLPF event. 🎥 Join the convo: unf.pa/hlpf22 #GlobalGoals
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A new @UNFPA report shows that almost 1/3 of women in developing countries had their first baby while still in their teens. See how gender and income inequalities are driving teenage motherhood: unf.pa/micr #ChildMothers
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1 in 3 women in developing countries become a mother by the age of 19. Inequalities fuel teen pregnancies by increasing child marriage rates, keeping girls out of school, limiting healthcare access & more, according to new @UNFPA report. news.un.org/en/story/2022/07…
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“I was worried about my daughter’s health. Thankfully, the doctors and midwives were very supportive,” says Sama. See how #Japan and @UNFPA are joining forces to improve maternal health in #Palestine: unf.pa/jau #SupportNursesAndMidwives
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Unintended #pregnancy has been an invisible crisis for too long. Start #SeeingTheUnseen and join @UNFPA to call on policy makers and global leaders to expand choices for women & girls. See @UNFPA latest report 📑 #SeeingTheUnseen
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💡 #DidYouKnow? Once an adolescent girl becomes a mother, she has a 1-in-5 chance of experiencing another adolescent birth within 2 years. Short birth intervals like this come with considerable health risks. Learn more: unf.pa/mic #ChildMothers
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In her remarks at the @UN High-Level Political Forum (#HLPF), @UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem called attention to how sexual and reproductive health and rights (#SRHR) accelerate the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. #GlobalGoals
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This week's #HLPF will track and promote progress on the #GlobalGoals. While there have been setbacks in the last year - from #COVDI19 to the climate crisis and conflicts - if we all take action now, achieving the goals is still within reach. hlpf.un.org/2022
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Join us tomorrow during the 2022 High-Level Political Forum (#HLPF)! Follow the conversation on how recovery policies can address the negative impacts of the pandemic on #GenderEquality and other #GlobalGoals. 🗓 6 July ⏰ 1 PM EDT 📺 unf.pa/hlpf22
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Access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, including family planning, is a human right and key to achieving gender equality. See how @UNFPA is empowering women to confidently plan their lives: unf.pa/scp #SheCanPlan
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Olga was 7 months pregnant when she fled #Ukraine with her 4-year-old son. “I had many bags and a tired toddler stumbling along,” she tells @UNFPA. See how @UNFPAMoldova helped ensure she could give birth safely when she arrived in #Moldova: unf.pa/uri
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Disasters take a disproportionate toll on women & girls. Through our partnership with @UNFPA, 🇦🇺 delivers tailored dignity kits across the region, to empower women & girls & connect them to essential sexual & reproductive health services during crises. piped.kavin.rocks/AzZxCp3K3wg
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A free online @UNFPA course targets those who want to increase their knowledge around gender-based violence (#GBV) prevention and response in #emergencies. Available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic bit.ly/2kQqQPE
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Thanks for your very welcome visit @Atayeshe — UNHCR attaches great importance to its close partnership with @UNFPA. Your health and protection expertise and strong youth focus are formidable assets in our common efforts to stand by women and girls in conflict and displacement.
It was a pleasure to meet with High Commissioner for @Refugees @FilippoGrandi and discuss areas of collaboration in a range of humanitarian crises. @UNFPA is committed to meeting the health and protection needs of displaced women and girls. #WithRefugees
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𝑬𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚 woman in every part of the world needs to know she has a right to make her own choices over her body! Join @UNFPA and the millions of people worldwide saying #MyBodyIsMyOwn: unf.pa/bod #GenerationEquality
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Imagine having a part of your body cut against your will and by your family ❗️ That’s what female genital mutilation (FGM) does to millions of girls worldwide Head over to 👉🏽 unf.pa/deardaughter to join @UNFPA and @IfrahFoundation to take action to #EndFGM in #Somalia
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