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30 June 2020
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In a village in remote far-western Nepal, Rachana Sunar fought her father’s plans to marry her off when she was barely 15, pursuing higher studies instead. Today she’s an internationally renowned... Read more
5 May 2020
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Around the world, May is a time to celebrate mothers and the health workers who help them enter motherhood. Dozens of countries observe Mother’s Day in May and, on 5 May, the International Day of the... Read more
4 May 2020
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UNFPA and the Fund for Mandatory Health Care Insurance (FMHCI) entered a partnership to protect the health of the older persons from COVID-19 infection and respond to their immediate needs for care.... Read more
28 April 2020
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Tirana, April 28, 2020 - United Nations Agency for Sexual and Reproductive Health, UNFPA in Albania, through the Representative of the Office, Dr. Manuela Bello handed over today, in the presence of... Read more
7 April 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to... Read more
10 March 2020
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UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more
6 November 2019
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Tirana - Do women in Albania fulfill their right to voluntary family planning and prevention of cervical cancer? This is the question UNFPA raised in the national consultation held today at the... Read more
5 November 2019
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Tirana - UNFPA in partnership with the Parliamentary Subcommittee on Gender Equality and Prevention of Violence against Women organized the "National Consultation on Demography and Gender Disparities... Read more
22 October 2019
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By Alanna Armitage In more and more countries around the world, population numbers are starting to fall, but no region is more affected by this change than Eastern Europe. The latest population... Read more
18 October 2019
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TIRANA, Albania — “As a teacher, but more so as a parent, I would like my child to know as much as possible about sexuality education,” says Oriana Osmani, an educator in Albania. “But our society... Read more

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