UNFPA


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UNFPAUnited Nations Population Fund (formerly United Nations Fund for Population Activities)
UNFPAUnited Nations Fund for Population Activities (now United Nations Population Fund)
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Systematization of such outreach, the provision of training and guidelines to all staff at UNFPA and sister UN agencies through select UN Country Teams, only occurred with the advent of Ms.
The UNFPA, an agency of the United Nations, is an international development agency that promotes the right to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.
The agreement was signed in New York on Thursday by Turkey's Permanent Representative at the United Nations (UN) Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan and UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya Obaid.
Of the 1.5 billion people living on less than $1 per day, the majority are women, the UNFPA reports.
Development strategies that are sensitive to cultural values can reduce harmful practices against women and promote human rights affirms The State of World Population 2008 report from UNFPA. Reaching Common Ground: Culture, Gender and Human Rights reports that culture is a central component of successful development of poor countries, and must be integrated into development policy and programming.
President Bill Clinton resumed UNFPA funding and reversed the Mexico City policy in 1993.
To support these needs, UNFPA has its own in-house Systems Administration Team.
The shortage of trained midwives continue to threaten the lives of the mothers and children in refugees camps and hosting areas, she said adding, keeping in view UNFPA has taken this step.
Saliah Ramay, Program Analyst Gender UNFPA, Ms.Dilshad Pari, Gender Consultant UNFPA and Dr.Shoiab Ahmed, Technical Specialist UNFPA Punjab, Mrs.
Ndyanabangi: 'I'm very glad to represent the UNFPA and other UN Agencies to make this donation; this demographic and health survey is important for the wellbeing of the Liberian people, including children, women, and young people looking at their wellbeing; this is what makes it more important for any government.'
Leading up to International Women's Day, UNFPA together with the Colombo Municipal Council, Ministry of Women and Child Affairs, and the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation, opened a public exhibition titled 'Does She Travel Safe?' featuring real stories of women and girls who have faced sexual harassment in public transport in Sri Lanka.
UNFPA team members expressed their willingness to work together with DU specially its Population Sciences Department, Women and Gender Studies Department and Institute of Health Economics.