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8 March 2014 - 8 March 2014


International Women's Day

Progress for women and girls is progress for all

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director:


6 February 2014 - 6 February 2014


International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Statement of Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund:


12 November 2013 - 15 November 2013

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

International Conference on Family Planning

Thousands of political leaders, researchers, young people, and advocates in the field of family planning and reproductive health are coming together in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the third International Conference on Family Planning from 12-15 November to call attention to the wide-ranging benefits of helping people plan their families - including improved maternal and child heath, increased educational attainment, and greater economic opportunity.