Latest United Nations Population Fund Stories

2010-04-12 15:11:00

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The global financial crisis should not be allowed to prevent further investments in health and human well-being, said Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

2010-04-07 13:57:00

International and Local Speakers to Focus on Campaign to Reduce Preventable Deaths of Women and Mothers; NY State Ranks 47th in Terms of Maternal Deaths Among All States NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International, in partnership with The Riverside Church and the NAACP NY State Conference, will host a special public town hall forum with Amnesty International leaders from around the world in New York City (April 19) to spotlight a new campaign to reduce preventable...

2010-03-09 14:32:00

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill and Melinda Gates and the Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development have won this year's United Nations Population Award.

2010-02-18 14:13:22

More than 500,000 women die each year worldwide due to complications arising from pregnancy and childbirth. Half of these women live in sub-Saharan Africa.

2010-01-14 12:19:00


2010-01-08 16:48:00

Health and Development Groups Applaud Clinton Speech; Call for Action WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-12-09 08:09:00

UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) will present Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with the Louis B.

2009-12-03 06:00:00

Targeted Investments Can Also Radically Reduce Unintended Pregnancies and Unsafe Abortion and Lower Poverty Levels NEW YORK, Dec.

2009-11-18 13:15:00

If women were to have better access to contraceptives, it could actually help the battle against global warming, the UN Population Fund claimed on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.