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11 October 2016

Making Girls Count in the Sustainable Development Goals Era

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016 “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India.

15 March 2014

Three years into Syria crisis, refugees resigned to ‘better’ reality.

AMMAN — When Malak Hariri took refuge at the Zaatari Refugee Camp two years ago, she was alone with a baby before her husband followed them.

4 October 2013

A first birthday far away from home

CYBER CITY, Jordan — Giggling, playing and uttering his first words "mama" and "papa", Abdullah just turned one. Born as a Syrian refugee in Jordan last year, his parents had hoped to return to their homeland a few months after his birth, but they just spent Abdullah’s first birthday in the Cyber City...

Videos

UNFPA supports women and girls inside Syria: Noor and Raneem
UNFPA supports women and girls inside Syria: Noor and Raneem
UNFPA supports Syrian refugee in Jordan
UNFPA supports Syrian refugee in Jordan
UNFPA helps women Syrian refugees in Jordan
UNFPA helps women Syrian refugees in Jordan
5,000 plus healthy babies and mothers in Jordan’s Zaatari Camp
5,000 plus healthy babies and mothers in Jordan’s Zaatari Camp
UNFPA supports female Syrian refugees in Zaatari camp, Jordan
UNFPA supports female Syrian refugees in Zaatari camp, Jordan

Publications

SWOP 20156
She is 10 years old. Capable of rapidly absorbing wisdom and knowledge from those around...
The United Nations Joint Global Programme on Essential Services for Women and Girls...
UNFPA Regional Requirements in Response to the Syria Crisis  
When a girl becomes pregnant, her present and future change radically, and rarely for...

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