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25 March 2018
News
  Survivors of gender-based violence require a full range of services, from medical care to counselling to legal support. © UNFPA Iraq UNITED NATIONS, New York/KHANKE and DOHUK, Iraq – “I was... Read more
20 March 2018
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, Cairo, 20 March 2018 -- Clashes between armed groups in the Syrian towns of East Ghouta and the northern city of Afrin threaten the lives and health of 700,000 people. As of 18 March... Read more
20 March 2018
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A UNFPA-supported mobile team performs an ultrasound for a pregnant woman displaced from Afrin. © UNFPA Syria/Sufian Abdulmouty TAL REFAAT, Syria – A surge in violence in Syria’s northern Afrin... Read more
15 March 2018
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, notes with regret the determination by the United States of America to withhold funds from UNFPA for the second consecutive year.... Read more
8 March 2018
News
  UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more
7 March 2018
News
  International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on the achievements of women and girls whose extraordinary efforts have helped effect change and transform their communities. This year, UNFPA Arab... Read more
22 February 2018
News
  Statement of Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, the UN Population Fund, in response to Escalation of Violence in Syria   We are dismayed about the latest escalation of violence in... Read more
12 February 2018
News
Fanny, in Malawi, was married at 17. “This was due to pressure from my parents, who were overwhelmed by the deep poverty we were experiencing, but I was not ready,” she said. © UNFPA Malawi UNITED... Read more
10 February 2018
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            By Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director  Would torture, for example, be accepted if medicalized “safely” in a doctor’s office? Clearly not. Just before leaving office, Liberian... Read more
7 February 2018
News
Dr. Enshrah Ahmed is the Regional Advisor for Gender, Human Rights and Culture with the United Nations Population Fund - Arab States Regional Office (ASRO). She spoke to ASRO website, coinciding with... Read more

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