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8 November 2014 - 8 November 2014

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8 November 2014 - 8 November 2014

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty at USP, Suva Fiji Islands

 

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) joined the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pacific Centre on October 17, at the University of the South Pacific (USP), to mark International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

UNFPA displayed and circulated awareness materials on the World at 7 Billion, and student briefing kits on Population and Development issues facing the Pacific. UNFPA's Programme Associate, Isikeli Vulavou, reported much interest from the USP students.

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20 September 2014 - 20 September 2014

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World Population Day 2013

 

There are over 600 million girls in the world today, more than 500 million of them in developing countries. They are shaping humanity's present and future.

The opportunities and choices, girls have during adolescence will enable them to begin adulthood as empowered and active citizens.

With the right skills and opportunities, they can invest in themselves, in their families and their communities. However, pregnancy jeopardises the rights, health, education and potentials of far too many adolescent girls, robbing them of a better future.

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