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Access to family planning vital for development efforts in Timor-Leste - UN
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Friday, 11 July 2008
Access to family planning vital for development efforts in Timor-Leste - UN
Family planning, a human right that allows parents to make informed decisions about the size of their families and to determine the spacing of children, is vital to the overall development of Timor-Leste and to reducing poverty in the tiny nation, United Nations officials said today.Read Full Article ...
 
Ongoing violence taking heavy toll on Afghanistan's children, says UN envoy
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Thursday, 03 July 2008
Ongoing violence taking heavy toll on Afghanistan's children, says UN envoy
The ongoing violence in Afghanistan is taking a heavy toll on the nation's children, who continue to be the victims of attacks, recruited and used as combatant...
 
UN agency urges Group of Eight nations to address population issues
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Wednesday, 02 July 2008
UN agency urges Group of Eight nations to address population issues
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today called on the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized nations to prioritize population issues in its discussions of...
 
Monitoring of child rights violations focus of UN envoy's visit to Afghanistan
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Friday, 27 June 2008
Monitoring of child rights violations focus of UN envoy's visit to Afghanistan
The United Nations advocate for the protection of children caught up in armed conflict will leave tomorrow for a six-day visit to Afghanistan during which she ...
 
Better protection urged for detained Afghan children following UN-backed study
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Thursday, 26 June 2008
Better protection urged for detained Afghan children following UN-backed study
Children held in detention in Afghanistan continue to face violations of their rights, including maltreatment and lack of access to education and health servic...
 
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