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28 November 2022
Press Release
EU-UNFPA partnership helps Syrian women amid increasing needs

EU-UNFPA partnership helps Syrian women amid increasing needs

Amman, 28 November 2022 — Humanitarian funding from the European Union (EU) to the tune of EUR 6 million will enable the United Nations Population... Read more

24 November 2022
Statement
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2022

Violence against women and girls happens everywhere. It prevails in homes, schools, businesses, parks, public transport, sport arenas and,... Read more

24 November 2022
Press Release
A midwife from Somalia

Maternity Foundation and UNFPA launch new Arabic language version of a popular digital health tool to improve quality training of midwives in the Arab region

New York/Cairo/Copenhagen, 24 November 2022 - Maternity Foundation and the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) have just launched an Arabic version... Read more

24 November 2022
News
Jasbeer and her daughters. ©UNFPA/Arvind Jodha

Ending gender-based violence in a world of 8 billion: How a new term, reproductive violence, helps confront an old problem

Reproductive violence includes any form of abuse, coercion, discrimination, exploitation or violence that compromises a person’s reproductive... Read more

23 November 2022
Press Release
UNFPA gives thanks to the United States for its continued support to communities impacted by the Syria crisis

UNFPA gives thanks to the United States for its continued support to communities impacted by the Syria crisis

With generous funding totaling $15.8 million in 2022, the support of the United States is enabling UNFPA to continue safeguarding the health and well... Read more

22 November 2022
Press Release
UNFPA welcomes Canada’s continued support to communities throughout the Arab region

UNFPA welcomes Canada’s continued support to communities throughout the Arab region

With generous funding totaling Can$ 16.8 million in 2022, UNFPA’s longstanding partnership with the Government of Canada is enabling the delivery of... Read more

16 November 2022
News
A nurse walks through an settlement camp for displaced people in Garowe, Puntland, speaking to women as part of an initiative to

Reclaiming hope and justice for survivors of sexual violence during drought and hunger crisis in Somalia

UNFPA in Somalia is scaling up its humanitarian operations providing quality, life-saving, confidential and timely mitigation and response services... Read more

16 November 2022
Press Release
Women in Kabassa IDP camp in Somalia

UNFPA appeals for $113.7 million as women and girls’ needs soar in Horn of Africa

New York, 16 November 2022 - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, has launched an appeal for US$113.7 million to scale up... Read more

14 November 2022
Press Release
As the world’s population hits 8 billion people, UN calls for solidarity in advancing sustainable development for all

As the world’s population hits 8 billion people, UN calls for solidarity in advancing sustainable development for all

New York, 15 November 2022 – The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022, signalling major improvements in public... Read more

11 October 2022
Press Release
Arab Girls’ Summit: A space for girls and young women to make their voices heard

Arab Girls’ Summit: A space for girls and young women to make their voices heard

Amman/Cairo, 11 October 2022- On the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child, the “Arab Girls’ Summit” is being held for the first time, from... Read more

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