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State of World Population (Arabic language)

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every child birth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA also helps governments in the world’s poorest countries and countries in need formulate policies and strategies in support of sustainable development. In support of their efforts, this annual series focuses on topics surrounding sexual and reproductive health, human rights and gender equality, and other population matters.

STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2019 (A)

State of World Population 2019 (Arabic language)

Unfinished Business - The Pursuit of Rights and Choices for All

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
9 May 2019
The report describes the struggle for rights and choices over the past 50 years and shows how UNFPA played a critical role in helping women and adolescents overcome the diverse and evolving obstacles to their accessing information and services, having the same rights and opportunities as men and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2017 (A)

State of World Population 2017 (Arabic language)

Worlds Apart - Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
12 Nov 2017
No country today—even those considered the wealthiest and most developed—can claim to be fully inclusive, where all people have equal opportunities and protections, and fully enjoy their human rights. In many developing countries, women who are poor, in the bottom 20 per cent of the income scale,...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2018 (A)

State of World Population 2018 (Arabic language)

The Power of Choice - Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
2 Nov 2018
Human rights are universal, interrelated and interconnected. This publication highlights the fact that reproductive rights, one of the most fundamental rights inherent to all persons and one of the most intimate choices a person can make, are still not available to all. Evidence remains that the ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2001 (A)

The State of World Population 2001 (Arabic language)

Footprints and Milestones - Population and Environmental Change

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 Dec 2001
Each year since 1978, UNFPA has issued a report highlighting new developments in population. Human activity is altering the planet on an unprecedented scale, the report points out. More people are using more resources with more intensity and leaving a bigger footprint on the earth than ever befor...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2011 (A)

The State of World Population 2011 (Arabic language)

People and Possibilities in a World of 7 Billion

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 Dec 2011
In late 2011, the global population will reach 7 billion, up from 6 billion in barely 12 years. This Report examines how the world got to this milestone, mentioning factors such as the big strides in health care that allow older people to live longer, more children to survive to adulthood and bey...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2012 (A)

State of World Population 2012 (Arabic language)

By Choice, Not by Chance - Family Planning, Human Rights and Development

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 Dec 2012
Family planning is a human right. Still, 222 million women in developing countries do not have access to contraception and are at risk of unplanned pregnancy that can cause health complications and financial hardship. The State of the World Population 2012 explains why family planning is a right ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2013 (A)

State of World Population 2013 (Arabic language)

Motherhood in Childhood - Facing the Challenge of Adolescent Pregnancy

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 Dec 2013
The newest edition of the UNFP flagship report offers a wide range of insights on the impact that teenage pregnancies can have on the health of young girls, their education and their lives. In this publication, a certain number of necessary recommendations are made, more precisely actions that go...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2014 (A)

The State of World Population 2014 (Arabic language)

The Power of 1.8 Billion - Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 Dec 2014
Our world is home to 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24, and the youth population is growing fastest in the poorest nations. Within this generation are 600 million adolescent girls with specific needs, challenges and aspirations for the future. Never before have there been so ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2015 (A)

State of World Population 2015 (Arabic language)

Shelter from the Storm - A transformative Agenda for Women and Girls in a Crisis-prone World

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 Dec 2015
Natural disasters and conflicts jeopardize the health of millions of women and adolescent girls every year. While remarkable progress has been achieved during the past decade protecting the health and rights of women and adolescent girls in humanitarian settings, the growth in need has outstrippe...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2016 (A)

State of World Population 2016 (Arabic language)

How Our Future Depends on a Girl at this Decisive Age

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
3 Nov 2016
In 15 years, the lifespan of the 2030 Agenda, the 10-year-old girl will be 25. Will she still be left behind? Or will she be enjoying her human rights and well-being, and exploring the many avenues open to her, knowing that, when her own daughter turns 10, she will experience more of the same? On...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2010 (A)

State of World Population 2010 (Arabic language)

From Conflict and Crisis to Renewal - Generations of Change


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State of World Population (Arabic language)
31 Dec 2010
In 2000, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325, recognizing the vulnerability of women and girls to violence during and after armed conflict, and the absence (or low level) of women’s representation in efforts to prevent war, build peace and restore devastated societies. This...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2009 (A)

State of World Population 2009 (Arabic language)

Facing a Changing World - Women, Population and Climate

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
10 Aug 2010
The whole world has been talking about carbon credits, carbon trading and emissions targets. But not enough has been said about the people whose activities contribute to those emissions or about those who will be most affected by climate change, especially women. How do population dynamics affect...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2007 (A)

State of World Population 2007 (Arabic language)

Unleashing the Potential of Urban Growth


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State of World Population (Arabic language)
13 Jul 2007
The Report tries to grasp the implications of the imminent doubling of the developing world’s urban population and discusses what needs to be done to prepare for this massive increase. It looks more closely at the demographic processes underlying urban growth in developing areas and their policy ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2006 (A)

State of World Population 2006 (Arabic language)

A Passage to Hope - Women and International Migration

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
17 Nov 2006
Women migrants are among the most vulnerable to human rights abuses— both as migrants and as females. Their hard work deserves recognition, and their human rights, protection. Their voices must be heard. Vision and leadership can help steer public debates away from reactionary sensationalism and ...
STATE WORLD POPUL RPT 2004 (A)

State of World Population 2004 (Arabic language)

The Cairo Consensus at Ten - Population, Reproductive Health and the Global Effort to End Poverty

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State of World Population (Arabic language)
24 Sep 2004