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WORLD POPULATION REPORT 2021: UNFPA

WORLD POPULATION REPORT 2021: UNFPA

Context

The United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) flagship ‘State of World Population Report 2021’ titled ‘My Body is My Own’ was launched.

Details

  • The report is about ladies' ability to settle on choices on their bodies. 
  • It additionally announced laws in various nations that help ladies rights in this matter.

About United Nations Population Fund

  • It is a subsidiary organ of the UN General Assembly and works as a sexual and reproductive health agency.
  • It was established as a trust fund in 1967 and began operations in 1969.
  • In 1987, it was officially renamed the United Nations Population Fund but the original abbreviation, ‘UNFPA’ for the United Nations Fund for Population Activities was retained.

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