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9 March 2022
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Message on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2022: ‘Gender equality and women’s empowerment today for a sustainable tomorrow’

‘Gender equality and women’s empowerment today for a sustainable tomorrow’ “As the world continues to battle and recover from the ongoing COVID-19... Read more

8 February 2022
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7 things you might not know about child marriage: #IDONT Valentine's Day Campaign 2022

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Around the world, Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love, romance and commitment – an occasion, perhaps, to get engaged or married. But for millions, what should be a... Read more

1 December 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2021

Pandemics will thrive as long as inequalities do  As the world embarks on a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot forget that we are also on the cusp of the fifth decade of the AIDS pandemic... Read more

25 November 2021
Statement

International Day to End Violence against Women

Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be stopped. It may seem like the online world is safe for women and girls.... Read more

11 October 2021
Statement

UNFPA Statement on the International Day of the Girl 2021

Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into adulthood, shaping her future and, with it... Read more

14 September 2021
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UNFPA celebrates PNG’s 46th Independence with a Tok Pisin translation of the Preamble to the Constitution

To mark PNG’s 46th Independence Day celebrations, UNFPA shared the Preamble to the Constitution – for the first time available in both English and Tok Pisin.  This was done together with the launch... Read more

9 September 2021
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UNFPA launches bilum campaign: Harnessing PNG traditional culture to advance gender equality and bodily autonomy.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched the bilum campaign on 09th September 2021 at the PNG National Museum and Art Gallery, with the theme “Harnessing PNG traditional culture to advance... Read more

3 September 2021
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Restoring health and dignity of gender-based violence survivors in Papua New Guinea

Gemma Losema, a Community Health Worker in Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea | © Roderick Sowelu/UNFPA Papua New Guinea   “I remember a gender-based violence survivor who had everything taken away from... Read more

4 August 2021
Statement

International Youth Day 2021 "Transforming PNG Systems: Innovation for Human and Planetary Health"

They make up about 60% of Papua New Guineans. That’s how many young people under the age of 25 make up the population in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Since its endorsement by the General Assembly in 1999... Read more

4 August 2021
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UNFPA’s AFTER-ACTION REVIEW IN PNG: QUO VADIS?

‘‘With or without UNFPA, we are now confident that we will be able to sustain the gains from the project through the skills and the right mindset” says Lyn one of the community mobilizers in Tari.... Read more

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