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10 December 2019 - 10 December 2019

Global

Human Rights Day 2019

Youth Standing up for Human Rights

Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2019

On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making meaningful change in their communities, countries and around the world.

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1 December 2019 - 1 December 2019

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World AIDS Day 2019

Communities make the difference

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2019

This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services that help prevent HIV transmission and improve the wellbeing of people living with HIV/AIDS. By putting communities at the centre, we can reach those furthest behind and achieve zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero stigma and discrimination.

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25 November 2019 - 25 November 2019

Global

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2019

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2019

The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it remains widespread around the globe.

Sexual violence is an epidemic that thrives in times of conflict and during emergencies, once the rule of law and criminal justice systems collapse and, far too often, rape is wielded as a weapon of war.

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