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26 June 2022
Press Release
A nurse attends to a newborn baby at a health facility supported by KSrelief in west coast of Yemen ©UNFPA Yemen

Saudi Arabia announces new US$ 2.5 million contribution to UNFPA reproductive health programme in Yemen

Cairo, Sana’a 23 June 2022 – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSrelief) announced a contribution of US$ 2.5 million,... Read more

26 June 2022
News
A pregnant woman in an internally displaced persons camp in Aden Governorate, Yemen.

With emergency obstetric care elusive, pregnant women in Yemen face tragic consequences

HADRAMOUT, AMRAN AND TAIZZ GOVERNORATES, Yemen – An internally displaced woman named Hamsa* in labour arrived at Maifa’a Mother and Child Centre in... Read more

23 June 2022
Press Release
New funding from Canada will help to respond to the urgent needs health and protection needs of women and girls in the Arab Stat

Canada renews its humanitarian contribution with CAD $16.8 million to assist millions of women and girls in the Arab States region

UNITED NATIONS, New York - New funding from Canada will help UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, respond to the sexual... Read more

20 June 2022
News
UN HUMANITARIAN LEADERS CALL FOR THE RENEWAL OF CROSS-BORDER AID AUTHORIZATION TO NORTHWEST SYRIA

UN HUMANITARIAN LEADERS CALL FOR THE RENEWAL OF CROSS-BORDER AID AUTHORIZATION TO NORTHWEST SYRIA

(New York/Geneva/Rome, 16 June 2022): In less than a month, the Security Council resolution that allows the United Nations and our implementing... Read more

19 June 2022
Press Release
#ThisIsNotNormal

#ThisIsNotNormal: A UNFPA campaign to disrupt the risks of gender-based violence becoming normal

Cairo, June 19, 2022 — On International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive... Read more

23 May 2022
Statement
Regional High-Level Joint statement on the Regional High-Level Meeting on Young People's Learning, Skilling and Transition to De

Young people address challenges and explore opportunities of transition from learning to employment in the Middle East and North Africa/Arab States region

Current education systems and curricula do not match the evolving labour market and the changing nature of work. They do not provide young people... Read more

23 May 2022
News
5 things you might not know about obstetric fistula

5 things you might not know about obstetric fistula

To have one’s life compromised for bringing forth new life is a devastating fate. But with awareness and will, the goal of eradicating the condition... Read more

17 May 2022
News
The regional launch of the State of World Population 2022

The regional launch of the State of World Population 2022

Cairo, 17 May 2022 — Nearly half of all pregnancies, totaling 121 million each year throughout the world, are unintended. For the women and girls... Read more

12 May 2022
Statement
Shireen Abu Aqla, a Palestinian journalist and Al-Jazeera correspondent in Palestine

Killing of women and girls must stop

Cairo, May 11, 2022 - Shireen Abu Aqla, a Palestinian journalist and Al-Jazeera correspondent in Palestine, lost her life while covering the events... Read more

5 May 2022
News
Midwives’ role goes beyond childbirth: Let's empower them

Midwives’ role goes beyond childbirth: Let's empower them

Giving birth safely, comfortably and conveniently at home or in clinics should not be a luxury, but a basic human right. Midwife- led reproductive... Read more

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