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10 December 2014 - 10 December 2014

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International Human Rights Day

Message of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the Occasion of the International Human Rights Day

Today on International Human Rights Day, I applaud human rights defenders across the globe and everyone who participated in the 16 days of activism to end violence against women. Together, we must stand up for human rights and human dignity for every one every day.  This is a global goal worthy in itself and critical for the advance of peace, justice and sustainable development.

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1 December 2014 - 1 December 2014

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World AIDS Day

Universal Human Rights and Access - Key to Ending AIDS

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin's Statement on the Occasion of World AIDS Day

Today, on World AIDS Day, I join every person around the world who believes the next generation should be free of HIV and AIDS.

More than 30 years into the epidemic, we have moved beyond the early devastation wreaked by AIDS and scored many successes.

Over the past three years, the rate of new HIV infections has dropped by 13 per cent.

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25 November 2014 - 25 November 2014

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Message of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

As we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, let us mobilize for the 16 days of activism from now until Human Rights Day on 10 December. Join the global effort to “Orange YOUR Neighbourhood” as part of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.

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