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11 October 2020

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl

It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.   Today, on the International Day of the Girl, let’s commit to listening to and lifting up girls’ voices.   Too often, their voices are silenced, in households, in schools and in the public sphere. For millions of girls around the world, silence is enforced through female

11 October 2020

Creating the world that girls need to achieve their dreams

At age 13, Sesili still has a lot of different ideas about what her future might hold. Her favourite classroom subject is physics, and she says she’s interested in interior and fashion design, as well as child psychology, as potential career paths. But one thing is not in doubt. “I am going to graduate from school, of course,”

8 October 2020

Leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic: stories of Ukrainian female healthcare workers

The pandemic of the new coronavirus has affected many areas of our lives: the economy, education, culture, tourism. But it is the biggest test for the healthcare system, including the doctors who have been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 since day one. Traditionally, there are more women among the workers

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