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11 July 2021
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Statement of Executive Director, UNFPA for World Population Day 2021

There is no perfect population number. But you would not guess that from recent headlines. Some proclaim that we are on the verge of a baby bust linked to the fears and hesitations around COVID-19.... Read more

12 May 2021
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Press Release - Launch of State of World Population Report 2021 in Bhutan

11 MAY 2021, Thimphu: Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, the Goodwill Ambassador to UNFPA, launched the State of World Population report 2021 titled ‘My Body is My Own- Claiming the Right... Read more

4 May 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Midwifery Day

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the health and well-being of entire communities. They deserve our... Read more

21 April 2021
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Keynote address of Her Majesty The Queen Mother Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck at the 54th session of Commission on Poupulation Development

Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wanghuck at CPD54 called on  the Commission to “move beyond counting, quantification, and assessment” into “bold and courageous initiatives to inspire innovative... Read more

5 March 2021
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Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021 All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more

27 January 2021
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Bus conductors in Bhutan take on a new role amid the pandemic: Ending gender-based violence

THIMPHU, Bhutan - Life in Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan, seems to be at a standstill with the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown in effect. However, Kelsang Tshomo is anything but inactive. She is on... Read more

27 January 2021
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Taking Shelter: Communities tackle gender-based violence amid COVID-19 in Bhutan

THIMPHU, Bhutan - At the very outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, UNFPA warned that lockdowns and other movement restrictions meant to contain the outbreak could have unintended... Read more

11 December 2020
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UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador to Bhutan awarded the individual laureate for the 2020 UN Population Award

Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wanghuck, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador to Bhutan was awarded the individual laureate for the 2020 UN Population Award to recognize her outstanding contribution in... Read more

17 November 2020
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Queen Mother of Bhutan and HelpAge India receive 2020 UN Population Award

UNITED NATIONS, New York - Her Majesty Gyalyum Sangay Choden Wangchuck, Queen Mother of Bhutan, was announced as the individual laureate for the 2020 United Nations Population Award. HelpAge India... Read more

21 September 2020
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UNFPA Bhutan hands over PPE and Hand Sanitizers to Ministry of Health

The Asst. Resident Representative of UNFPA Bhutan, Mr. Yeshey Dorji handed hand sanitizers and PPEs worth 239,000 USD to Hon'ble Health Secretary, Ministry of Health, Bhutan on  18th September 2020.... Read more

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