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UNFPA chief envisages world where all pregnancies are wanted, ‘every childbirth is safe’

UNFPA chief envisages world where all pregnancies are wanted, ‘every childbirth is safe’

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As Executive Director of UNFPA, the UN’s sexual and reproductive health agency, Dr. Natalia Kanem oversees its life-saving policy, development, and humanitarian work in over 120 countries. 

Speaking as High Level Week got underway, she told UN News’s Pauline Batista that ending gender-based violence means having “full respect for women” which will improve the lives of all.

Audio Credit
Pauline Batista, UN News - New York
Audio Duration
4'45"
Photo Credit
UN News/Brianna Rowe