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26 February 2021
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The first female twins who were safely delivered at the UNFPA renovated facility on 9th January 2021 by Dorna Mangar, a 23 years old mother. Photo: Sr Philomena/Matkomnai Health Centre UNFPA Papua... Read more
6 February 2021
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2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19 Only united, concerted and well-funded action can end this human rights violation Statement on... Read more
25 January 2021
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The National Statistical Office (NSO), wishes to inform the general public throughout Papua New Guinea that Structural Listing for the 2021National Population and Housing Census will be carried out... Read more
13 January 2021
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The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have come together to share the first-ever issue of ‘A Moment for Midwives’— a digital magazine... Read more
13 December 2020
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we have created a social media competition #ByHerForHer #SupportedByHim and would like to invite everyone to find the murals and take a selfie to post and tag @UNFPAPNG Facebook and @unfpa_png Instagram pages. The best photo selected with descriptions about what women’s rights in PNG means, wins a prize.
“By Her, for Her Supported by Him” Art Calls for Action on Human Rights As part of the 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women in PNG and in commemorating the Human Rights Day, the NCD... Read more
10 December 2020
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Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of any society. Human rights are universal principles, yet as Eleanor Roosevelt once reminded us,... Read more
3 December 2020
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability today. Some... Read more
3 December 2020
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COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns have caused reductions in attendance for antenatal care and deliveries with skilled birth attendants in health facilities, increasing the risk for maternal and... Read more
1 December 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2020 On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all... Read more
12 November 2020
Statement
New York/Bangkok, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

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