United Nations Population Fund

Old man poses with 12-year-old bride – Watch video to know how people reacted

A video featuring an old man posing for photographs with his 12-year-old bride has gone viral on social media platforms.

Jul 05, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

India has world's largest youth population: UN report

With 356 million 10-24 year-olds, India has the world's largest youth population despite having a smaller population than China, a latest UN report said on Tuesday.

Nov 18, 2014, 13:54 PM IST

UNPA assessing ways of engaging men in gender equality work

A high-powered panel of United Nations Population Fund has assessed the possibility of involving men and boys in gender equality work in India and the world.

Nov 11, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

Half of elders in Odisha work out of economic compulsion

Nearly half of Odisha's elderly population continue to work in their old age due to economic compulsion and only 20 percent of them choose to do so, a study by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has found.

Sep 03, 2014, 10:23 AM IST

Amudat records the highest number of maternal deaths

According to a study, Amudat district has the highest maternal mortality ratio in Uganda at 850 deaths per 100,000 births.

Dec 29, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

`Over 140 mn girls will become child brides between 2011-20`

Child marriage is a global issue, but rates vary dramatically, both within and between countries.

Mar 08, 2013, 15:33 PM IST