UNFPA
yesterday at 18:33. Facebook
Although members of her family in #Uganda have been circumcisers for generations, Turutea abandoned the harmful practice after attending a seminar supported by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting, which is partly funded by the European Commission.

#EndFGM #GlobalGoals

Former Ugandan circumciser says she will never go back to performing FGM

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02/24/2017 at 20:35. Facebook
"We need to continue to work for #genderequality," UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin told UN City during his visit to Copenhagen this week.

#HeForShe #GlobalGoals
UNFPA
02/23/2017 at 23:52. Facebook
"I started learning how to cook, bathe, feed and teach our children," says Huynh (38) in #VietNam's Vinh Long province.

Head over to our Instagram page to see more photos of Huynh and his two children: [ Instagram.com Link ]

Photo: © UNFPA Viet Nam - Quỹ dân số Liên Hợp Quốc tại Việt Nam

#HeForShe #GlobalGoals
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02/23/2017 at 18:39. Facebook
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02/23/2017 at 14:22. Facebook
“My mother, six brothers and sisters, and I fled to the mountain." – Sylvie (18) in #Cameroon.

Together with the United Nations Development Programme - UNDP and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Unfpa Cameroon has launched a pilot programme that aims to help young people like Sylvia promote #peace and tolerance.

New programme counters violence in northern Cameroon

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UNFPA
02/22/2017 at 23:45. Facebook
"Family planning means family happiness." – Anita (20) in #Nepal.

Access to safe, voluntary #familyplanning is a human right. In Nepal, we are working together with DFID - UK Department for International Development, government and local partners to increase access to family planning services for women and girls like Anita.

Photo: © UNFPA Nepal/Santosh Chhetri
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02/21/2017 at 16:36. Facebook
Young people in #Swaziland are working with traditional leaders to end harmful practices and increase youth access to lifesaving reproductive health information. #GlobalGoals

Traditional leaders: a crucial entry point for young people’s sexual and reproductive health

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02/20/2017 at 13:17. Facebook
"We made children go to bed to the sound of gunfire," says Kaw Mai, one of the displaced women receiving psychosocial support from UNFPA Myanmar.

#Myanmar

Reaching women and girls across the line of fire in Myanmar’s Kachin conflict

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02/16/2017. Facebook
Find out why UNFPA asked you to help girls like 14-year-old Punita in #Nepal say #IDONT to child marriage.

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals

On Valentine's Day, say #IDONT

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UNFPA
02/15/2017. Facebook
“Thinking about what I’d like to do makes me feel sad, because I don’t know if I’ll be allowed to do it.”

Rupali wants a #FutureNotFlowers. This #ValentinesDay help her say #IDONT to child marriage and become a tailor: unfpa.org/IDONT

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals
UNFPA
02/14/2017. Facebook
This #ValentinesDay, don't plan my honeymoon... Help girls say #IDONT to child marriage: unfpa.org/IDONT

Photo Illustration by Whitney Kidder. Makeup by Randistic.

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals
UNFPA
02/14/2017. Facebook
“I’m determined to keep studying for as long as possible and get a great job – just to show the world that one of us could do it.”

Punita wants a #FutureNotFlowers. This #ValentinesDay help her say #IDONT to child marriage and become a teacher: unfpa.org/FutureNotFlowers

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals
UNFPA
02/14/2017. Facebook
This #ValentinesDay, don't put a ring on it... Help girls say #IDONT to child marriage: unfpa.org/IDONT

Photo Illustration by Whitney Kidder. Makeup by Randistic.

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals
UNFPA
02/14/2017. Facebook
“Social workers make life easier for people who have very tough lives, and that’s something I’d like to do.”

Sirjana wants a #FutureNotFlowers. This #ValentinesDay help her say #IDONT to child marriage and become a social worker: unfpa.org/FutureNotFlowers

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals
UNFPA
02/14/2017. Facebook
“I’m determined to keep studying for as long as possible and get a great job – just to show the world that one of us could do it.”

Punita wants to become a teacher She wants a #FutureNotFlowers.

This Valentines Day help her -- and the 37,000 girls under 18 who are forced to get married each day -- say #IDONT to child marriage.

Find out more from UNFPA here: unfpa.org/FutureNotFlowers
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02/14/2017. Facebook
“I love making things the most, so when I grow up I’m going to crochet and sew things all the time.”

Nufa wants a #FutureNotFlowers. This #ValentinesDay help her say #IDONT to child marriage and become a crocheter: unfpa.org/IDONT
UNFPA
02/14/2017. Facebook
If no action is taken, 70 million girls under the age of 18 could be forced into marriage over the next 5 years. This #ValentinesDay help girls say #IDONT to child marriage: unfpa.org/IDONT

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals

Pour la Saint-Valentin, elles disent non au mariage forcé

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UNFPA
02/13/2017. Facebook
“My father is a doctor, and he wants me to take after him, so we’re working towards this goal together.”

Monika wants a #FutureNotFlowers. This #ValentinesDay help her say #IDONT to child marriage and become a doctor: unfpa.org/IDONT

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals
UNFPA
02/13/2017. Facebook
“My aunt was a tailor and she told me that if I could learn to sew things, then I’d always be able to help people.”

Damya wants a #FutureNotFlowers. This #ValentinesDay help her say #IDONT to child marriage and become a tailor: unfpa.org/FutureNotFlowers

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals
UNFPA
02/13/2017. Facebook
This #ValentinesDay, don't catch my bouquet... Help girls say #IDONT to child marriage: unfpa.org/IDONT

Photo Illustration by Whitney Kidder. Makeup by Randistic.

#EndChildMarriage #GlobalGoals