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15 November 2018
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The Youth Forum in the Arab Region  Asilah, Morocco 19 - 21 December, 2018 Call for Youth Participants Deadline: 20 November 2018* Aiming to set and advance the youth agenda and promote youth,... Read more
14 November 2018
Statement
By Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA’s Director for the Arab region Cairo, 14 November 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, fears that among the 10,000 pregnant women caught in the fighting in... Read more
11 November 2018
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Sana’a, Yemen – Four years into the conflict in Yemen, some 22.2 million people need immediate humanitarian assistance, and two thirds of the population do not know when their next meal will come. ... Read more
2 November 2018
Press Release
Beirut, 02 November 2018 -As the Arab Regional Conference on Population and Development concluded on Thursday, governments, civil society and international organizations were called upon to increase... Read more
1 November 2018
Statement
A female-headed family in Taizz having lunch © UNFPA Yemen
Cairo, 1 November 2018 – The famine looming over Yemen may be the worst in the world’s recent history, and may put an estimated 2 million malnourished pregnant and lactating women at increased risk... Read more
31 October 2018
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Adolescence is a universally difficult transition for girls around the world. In Gaza, girls have to go through this transition under siege, a 50 year-old occupation and a gruelingly difficult... Read more
29 October 2018
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“We have three children”, says Mohamed. “And we want to give all of them a good future.” Mohamed, 37, and Um Ahmed, 32, married 16 years ago in Luxor, Egypt, where they were both born and raised.... Read more
11 October 2018
Statement
Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2018   We believe in the power of girls to... Read more
10 October 2018
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In a women center in Egypt supported by UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, Amal, a 16-year old Syrian refugee girl, seemed to be thriving. Along with her mother and twin... Read more
9 October 2018
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For 15 years, Um Abdullah lived a life of daily abuse at the hands of her husband, choosing to bear it in silence for the sake of her child. The day finally came when she decided to break free.  “I... Read more

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