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  • 06 Dec 2002
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 81
Attacking poverty directly has become an urgent global priority if we want to accelerate development and reduce inequality within and among nations. World leaders have agreed to launch a variety of new initiatives, including the United Nations’...
Spanish, French, Russian
The largest generation of adolescents in history —1.2 billion kids—is preparing to enter adulthood in a rapidly changing world. This State of World Population Report examines the challenges and risks this generation faces and their impact on...
Spanish, French
This year’s report examines countries’ achievements and constraints in implementing the Cairo consensus, including efforts to improve the quality and reach of reproductive health programmes, promote women’s rights, improve maternal and child health...
Arabic, French, Spanish
This year’s report explores the degree to which the global community has fulfilled pledges made to the world’s most impoverished and marginalized peoples. It tracks progress, exposes shortfalls and examines the links between poverty, gender equality,...
French, Spanish
  • 17 Nov 2006
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 111
This year’s report focuses on the lives of migrant women. Every year millions of women working overseas send hundreds of millions of dollars in remittances back to their homes and communities. These funds go to feed and educate children, provide...
French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic
  • 13 Jul 2007
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 105
In 2008, for the first time in history, more than half of the world’s population, 3.3 billion people, will be living in urban areas. Urbanization—the increase in the urban share of total population—is inevitable, but it can also be positive. This...
French, Arabic, Spanish, Russian
  • 12 Nov 2008
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 104
The State of World Population 2008 demonstrates that an appreciation for cultures and values is a critical but sometimes overlooked aspect of successful development strategies. It shows how culture can strengthen and validate human rights...
Spanish, Russian, French
  • 30 Jul 2010
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 102
The whole world has been talking about carbon credits, carbon trading and emissions targets. But not enough has been said about the people whose activities contribute to those emissions or about those who will be most affected by climate change,...
Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, French
  • 02 Jun 2011
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 114
In 2000, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325, recognizing the vulnerability of women and girls to violence during and after armed conflict, and the absence (or low level) of women’s representation in efforts to prevent war,...
Arabic, Spanish, Russian, French
  • 26 Oct 2011
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 130
In late 2011, the global population will reach 7 billion, up from 6 billion in barely 12 years. This Report examines how the world got to this milestone, mentioning factors such as the big strides in health care that allow older people to live...
Russian, Arabic, Spanish, French
Family planning is a human right. Still, 222 million women in developing countries do not have access to contraception and are at risk of unplanned pregnancy that can cause health complications and financial hardship. The State of the World...
Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian
The newest edition of the UNFP flagship report offers a wide range of insights on the impact that teenage pregnancies can have on the health of young girls, their education and their lives. In this publication, a certain number of necessary...
Spanish, Russian, French, Arabic
Our world is home to 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24, and the youth population is growing fastest in the poorest nations. Within this generation are 600 million adolescent girls with specific needs, challenges and aspirations...
French, Spanish, Arabic
Natural disasters and conflicts jeopardize the health of millions of women and adolescent girls every year. While remarkable progress has been achieved during the past decade protecting the health and rights of women and adolescent girls in...
Arabic, Russian, French, Spanish
  • 11 Feb 2016
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 113
In 15 years, the lifespan of the 2030 Agenda, the 10-year-old girl will be 25. Will she still be left behind? Or will she be enjoying her human rights and well-being, and exploring the many avenues open to her, knowing that, when her own daughter...
Russian, French, Spanish, Arabic
No country today—even those considered the wealthiest and most developed—can claim to be fully inclusive, where all people have equal opportunities and protections, and fully enjoy their human rights. In many developing countries, women who are poor,...
Russian, French, Spanish, Arabic
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still...
Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, French, All
  • 10 Apr 2019
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Pages: 177
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services,...
Russian, French, Arabic, Spanish
  • 11 Dec 2017
  • United Nations
  • Pages: 222
At its first session, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) requested the United Nations System to produce a report on the state of the world’s indigenous peoples (SOWIP). The first edition covered all six thematic areas of...
This publication sets out to examine the major challenges for indigenous peoples to obtain adequate access to and utilization of quality health care services. It provides an important background to many of the health issues that indigenous peoples...
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