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15 March 2021
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Susan is prioritising the needs of women and girls in Vanuatu

Prioritising the needs of women and girls in Vanuatu

In Vanuatu, a country where all ministers and members of parliament are male, and the vast majority of Chiefs are male, a woman being recognised as a leader is rare. The Ministry of Health is no... Read more

3 December 2020
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Launch of Women with Disability Dignity Kits

Building Back Better: towards a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World

December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) which aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of... Read more

29 September 2020
Statement

A Transformative Future in the Making: World Contraception Day in the Pacific #WCD2020

What does a healthy and happy life look like?   For some people, it includes abundant, fresh food. For others, it features economic prosperity that will give them greater opportunities or security.... Read more

24 July 2020
Statement

Editorial - The Pacific can become a global leader in ending child marriage

The Pacific can become a global leader in ending child marriage Editorial – Dr Jennifer Butler, Director of the United Nations Populations Fund Pacific Sub-Regional Office   Today, 33,000 girls under... Read more

9 June 2020
Press Release

Pacific Youth COVID-19 Survey

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Pacific Sub-Regional Office, in collaboration with diverse youth networks, the Pacific Disability Forum, United Nations sister agencies, and with the... Read more

12 May 2020
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A group of 10 Retired Fijian Midwives

Mission accomplished: Retired Fijian Midwives return from Samoa after 10 weeks

A group of ten retired Fijian midwives has recently returned from Samoa after completing ten successful weeks, supporting maternal health during the measles epidemic. The United Nations Population... Read more

3 February 2020
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Local & Inclusive: Women and Girls with Disabilities at the Centre of Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Pacific

The Pacific is characterized by rates of gender-based violence up to twice the global average and these rates are 2-3 times higher for women with disabilities. A conflation of the increase in... Read more

2 December 2019
Press Release

UNFPA Emergency Reproductive Health Kits arrive in measles-affected Samoa

2nd December, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UNFPA Emergency Reproductive Health Kits arrive in measles-affected Samoa Suva, Fiji   The Government of Samoa declared a state of emergency on 15 November... Read more

27 November 2019
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HRH Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Tuku‘aho appointed as Patron of UNFPA for the Pacific

27th November, 2019  His Majesty King Tupou VI of Tonga only daughter, Her Royal Highness Princess Angelika Lātūfuipeka Halaevalu Mata’aho Napua Okalani Tuku’aho has been appointed as Patron for... Read more

9 August 2018
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Australia and UNFPA join forces with six Pacific governments to improve access to essential family planning services

Australia and UNFPA join forces with six Pacific governments to improve access to essential family planning services   Suva-Fiji/Canberra-Australia, 9 August, 2018—The Government of Australia and... Read more

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