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Every woman and girl should have the right to shape her own life, like 11-year-old Thi Tuong of Viet Nam. (Image: UNFPA State of World Population Report 2016)

10 December 2017

We must be bold and vocal in promoting the rights of all people to make free decisions

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for Human Rights Day, 10 December 2017 Today, as we commemorate the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we celebrate the foundations that the Declaration provides for the right to sexual and reproductive health, and the growing recognition that these

Ms. Astrid Bant, UNFPA Representative at the Festival “Love’s steps”

5 December 2017

Speech of Ms. Astrid Bant, UNFPA Representative at the Festival “Love’s steps” on 16 days of activism against GBV

Ms. Nguyen Van Anh, Director of CSAGA; Representatives from Government Organizations, CSOs, International development partners, UN Colleagues and media;  Ladies and gentlemen; A very good morning to you all, On behalf of UNFPA in Viet Nam, I am delighted to be here at this interesting event "Love's Steps" to call for an end

27 November 2017

Speech of Mr. Bjorn Andersson, UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Director at the Youth Conference of the APCRSHR9

  Colleagues and friends, good day! Xin chao! On behalf of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, it’s a pleasure to be here with you.  I also bring you greetings from our newly-appointed Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, who will be joining us later in the week. What a pleasure as well to see so many young people from



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