World must make faster progress to end FGM by 2030By Babatunde Osotimehin & Anthony Lake
Despite progress towards abolishing this violent practice, millions of girls will undergo FGM this year
Sexual and reproductive rights central to new post 2015 agendaBy Dr Babatunde Osotimehin/UNFPA
No country in the world has achieved gender equality, and discrimination in the law persists in many countries
The plight of pregnant Syrian refugeesBy Babatunde Osotimehin
Of the Syrian women and girls caught in the crisis, more than 500,000 are pregnant and in desperate need of reproductive health services.
IWD 2014:Progress for women and girls=progress for allBy Babatunde Osotimehin
Today, there is still not one country in which women and girls are equal to men in political or economic power. For far too many women and girls, the ability to live a healthy and productive life free from violence remains an aspiration.
Let girls be girlsBy Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA
Preventing child marriage will help reduce risk of girls being subjected to violence and social isolation
ZERO tolerance: Nothing justifies violence against womenBy babatunde-osotimehin
"This is our chance to have a profound impact on the lives of millions. We cannot afford to miss this opportunity."
African leaders renew commitment to family planningBy babatunde-osotimehin
Millions of women will benefit if leaders deliver on their promises, write Babatunde Osotimehin and Sharon Camp
Confronting gender apartheid in the 21st centuryBy babatunde-osotimehin
Humanity continues to witness human rights violations in the discrimination and violence against half of the world's population
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