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Investing in 10-year-old girls can unlock billions for national economies

UNFPA annual State of the World Population Report 2016

UNFPA urges countries to focus on scaling up interventions to reach more girls, particularly those who are poorest and most vulnerable. ISLAMABAD –  By investing in the health, education and empowerment of its 10-year-old girls today, Pakistan has the potential to receive high individual returns, transforming not only the lives of individuals but the whole economy. These girls, who complete secondary school, can earn ... Read More »

Pakistan pledge to invest in Health and Education at Population Summit 2015

Shahnaz Wazir Ali, Michele Gaganolti, Ehsan Iqbal, Ijaz Nabi and Saira Afzal Tarar at the Population Summit 2015

Islamabad – Federal Government and Provincial Governments pledged to boost human development in Pakistan through priority investments in education and health, including reproductive health at the Population Summit 2015. The two-day Population Summit 2015, organized by the federal ministries of national health services and planning and development, along with the Population Council and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), was ... Read More »

Pakistan Population Summit 2015 kicks off today

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ISLAMABAD – A two-day Population Summit 2015 will begin today on Thursday (5, Nov. 2015) at Jinnah Convention Center, Islamabad to discuss the issue of population and for chalking out a comprehensive policy with consultation of all stakeholders. The Population Summit 2015 will be attended by about 500 delegates from across Pakistan and about 25-30 international participants. All major political parties, religious ... Read More »

Political, religious leaders and Pakistan government stress on Population Management issue

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Representatives of major political parties and prominent religious leaders of the country endorsed the need for managing the deleterious impact of a rapidly growing population on the health and wellbeing, progress and prosperity of the people of Pakistan. At a high-level meeting on “United We Stand: National Consensus on Population and Development,” organized by the Population Council, jointly with the ... Read More »

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