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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

06-SEP-2016 17:47

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is a specialised agency of UN for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. It starts working from 1969 as the United Nations Fund for Population Activities but in 1987, it was named as United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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    It advocates for the rights of young people, including the right to accurate information and services related to sexuality and reproductive health. It work to empowered people with knowledge and skills so that they can protect themselves and make informed decisions, and also they can realise their full potential and contribute to economic and social transformation.

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    Working Areas of UNFPA

    It is world’s largest multilateral source of funding for population and reproductive programs complimented with governments and non-governmental organisations in over 150 countries. The work of UNFPA is based on the premise that all human beings are entitled to equal rights and protections.

    1. Voluntarily plan and have the number of children they desire and to avoid unwanted pregnancies

    2. Undergo safe pregnancy and childbirth

    3. Avoid spreading sexually transmitted infections

    4. Decrease violence against women

    5. Increase the equality of women

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    Decision Making Body of UNFPA

    The decision making body of UNFPA is consists of representatives from 36 countries around the world who serve the organisation on a rotating basis. It is administered under the United Nations Development Fund.

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    Sustainable Development Goals of UNFPA

    The 193 member states of the United Nations adopted 17 set of goals for sustainable development to transform the world over the next fifteen years to eliminate poverty, discrimination, abuse and preventable deaths, address environmental destruction, and usher in an era of development for all people, everywhere.

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