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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
News
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
News
“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
News
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
News
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
30 September 2018
News
Ongoing conflict in Syria has created a shortage in resources and jobs for young people. Investing in the education, health and livelihoods of young people is investing in the future, yet too many... Read more
26 September 2018
News
Cairo, 26 September 2018 – The alarming level of fighting in Tripoli puts the life of thousands of women and girls at risk. Over 2,000 women and girls are estimated to be currently internally... Read more
19 September 2018
Press Release
Sana’a, 19 September 2018 – The European Union has provided UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with EUR 2 million to provide urgent life-saving reproductive health and protection services to... Read more

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