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30 July 2019 - 30 July 2019

Global

World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Day against Trafficking in Persons, 30 July 2019

Trafficking in persons exploits the most vulnerable among us, those often already disadvantaged and marginalized, including refugees and migrants. No country is immune.

More than 70 percent of human trafficking victims are women and girls, and 3 out of 4 are sexually exploited. This must cease.

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11 July 2019 - 11 July 2019

Global

World Population Day 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day

Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity?

Expand contraceptive choice.

Her life. Her choice. Our future.

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5 May 2019 - 5 May 2019

Global

International Day of the Midwife

Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019

Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy, safe childbirth and essential care for her newborn – among the most basic human rights.

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