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US Cuts Financial Support for UNFPA

New Yrok (ABC Live);  UNFPA :United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today voiced deep regret at the decision by the United States to cut financial support for the United Nations population agency, stating that the announcement is based on a misinterpretation of the UN agency’s work. The Secretary-General “believes that the decision is based on an inaccurate perception of the nature and importance of the ... Read More »

UNFPA Releases 10 Year Old Girls Dropout Data

New Delhi (ABC Live):If all of the ten-year-old girls living in developing countries that currently drop out of or do not attend school were to complete their secondary education, it would lead to an additional $21 billion per year, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) revealed today in its annual State of the World Population Report. But practices like forced marriage, ... Read More »

India Aims to Achieve National Vision of Universal Civil Registration by 2020

New Delhi (ABC Live):A National Workshop of Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths was held New Delhi today. The workshop, which was organized by the Office of Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India (ORGI), Ministry of Home Affairs, was addressed by Shri Anil Goswami, Union Home Secretary. In his address, the Home Secretary called upon all stake holders to achieve ... Read More »