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Joint Statement by United Nations agencies in the Arab States Region FGM

On the occasion of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the World Food Program (WFP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) reiterate their position that FGM/C is a grave violation of the human rights of women and girls, and a harmful practice that can have profoundly detrimental impact on their health, including their psychological, sexual and reproductive health and can sometimes cause their death. more

Arab FBOs Underscore Reproductive Health and Rights in Post 2015 Agenda

ASRO in collaboration with the International Islamic Centre for Population Studies and Research (IICPSR) at Al-Azhar University organized a two days forum for the FBOs from the Arab Region. more

Announcing the Winners of the ICPD Arab States Media Contest

TUNIS, Tunisia – Today UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, held the award ceremony for the winners of the ICPD Arab States Media Contest on the sidelines of the Arab Parliamentarians’ Forum in Tunis from 19 to 21 August 2014. more

International Youth Day 2013

What are the key issues facing young people in the Arab States today? Ahmad Alhindawi, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy for Youth, reflects on this question on the sidelines of the Regional Conference on Population and Development in the Arab States in Cairo.

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UNFPA Egypt Video Gallery Reproductive Health
“The Tuk-Tuk Nurse-Midwife”: A Testimony from Upper Egypt

This documentary was shot in the context of a UNFPA programme implemented by the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population which aims at enhancing maternal health, reducing maternal mortality, among others.

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Young People Across the Region Take Part in the Arab Spring

In 2011, young Egyptians took to the streets inspired by Tunisia. They matched in solidarity with other Arab States and demanded the right to choose for themselves.