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1 April 2012
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"I realized that there are strong women out there to support us, when we have problems we have to raise our voices and ask for help. We should not stay silent. We do not have to stay silent anymore,... Read more
25 March 2012
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Kabul, Afghanistan - Dr. Laurent Zessler, UNFPA Afghanistan Representative and Mr. Fazludin Ayar, Chief Commander of 202 Zone Police Headquarters inaugurate today Training of Trainers for Police on... Read more
11 March 2012
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Kabul, Afghanistan - The Ambassador of Japan, H.E. Reiichiro Takahashi, and the UNFPA Representative, Dr. Laurent Zessler signed an agreement for 11.4 million USD to support the Central Statistics... Read more
28 February 2012
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"According to the 2010 Afghanistan Mortality Survey, 90% of currently married women know of a method of contraception yet only 22% use any family planning method. I hope this conference will help us... Read more
5 February 2012
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Kabul, Afghanistan - H.E. Dr. Suraya Dalil, acting Minister of Public Health (MoPH) and Dr. Laurent Zessler, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative signed the 2012 Annual Work Plan... Read more
30 January 2012
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UNFPA undertook to work with the Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs, to tackle the pervasive problem of gender based violence in Afghan society. Recognizing the role of religion in the... Read more
29 January 2012
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Titled "Darde Penhan" which means "The unnamable pain", the radio drama is a journey in the life of an afghan women living with obstetric fistula in Afghanistan today. From physical towards... Read more
29 December 2011
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Afghan voices to describe Afghanistan in a world of 7 billion... 7 BILLION STORIES A world of 7 billion people poses many challenges - and offers countless opportunities to make a positive... Read more
28 December 2011
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While most women living with fistula are either unaware that treatment is available or cannot access or afford it, in the vast majority of cases, fistula is treatable through intra vaginal surgery.... Read more
27 December 2011
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Mina's Early Marriage is the first episode of Teacher Malalai Adventures in which the teacher faces the phenomenon of early marriage in Afghanistan. Her student Mina, a 13 years old girl, is forced... Read more

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