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11 October 2021
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UNFPA in the Arab region marks International Day of the Girl with a collection of stories, insights, and art created by adolescent girls

“I’ve been dancing since my early childhood and I will continue to dance when I’m an old woman,” writes 13-year-old Rima from Palmyra, Syria. “One day, I hope to dance all over the world and to meet... Read more

10 October 2021
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem - International Day of the Girl

Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into adulthood, shaping her future and, with it, the world. We see examples of this everywhere, in... Read more

23 September 2021
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New partnership between UNFPA and ESC to advance sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights

Cairo/Istanbu/lBrussels, 23 September 2021 - The United Nations Population Fund Arab States (UNFPA ASRO), and Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Offices (UNFPA EECARO) launched a partnership... Read more

8 September 2021
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In Libya, a chance at a future after violence and rejection

TRIPOLI, Libya – After a divorce following a violent marriage, Muna* found herself facing a different set of challenges. “I suffered abuse, mistreatment and discrimination,” she recounted. “It is the... Read more

19 August 2021
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How women and girls bear the brunt of climate disasters

Cairo, Egypt, 18 August, 2021 - “The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win.” pointed out United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in his remarks at the 2019... Read more

11 August 2021
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The Youth Forum in the Arab Region held in Tunisia brought together young leaders from 15 countries around the region. © UNFPA ASRO

Young leaders blaze the trail toward a more equitable future

  UNITED NATIONS, New York – “In my country, youth are used as fuel for war and are pushed into conflicts,” Abdul Hamid Ghalib, now 23, from Yemen, told UNFPA at the Youth Forum in the Arab region in... Read more

31 July 2021
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HIV/AIDS Infographics - Country profiles

HIV/AIDS Infographics - Country profiles

UNFPA ASRO developed a series of infographics on the situation of HIV/AIDS in 20 countries in the Arab states region: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco... Read more

28 July 2021
Press Release
New partnership between UNFPA and IPPF  aims to end preventable maternal deaths

New partnership between UNFPA and IPPF aims to end preventable maternal deaths

Cairo, Egypt, 28 July - The United Nations Population Fund Arab States Regional Office (UNFPA ASRO), today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the International Planned Parenthood Federation... Read more

11 July 2021
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Better Data for a better world: 5 reasons why does the Population and Development Composite Index matter?

In coincidence with World Population Day, 11 July, UNFPA Arab States Regional Office (ASRO)   launched its Population and Development Composite Index (PDCI). The index is a visionary tool that... Read more

11 July 2021
Press Release

The United Nation Population Fund and the League of Arab States launched the Population and Development Composite Index

Cairo, Egypt, 11 July - The UNFPA Arab States Regional Office and the League of Arab States launched today the Population Development Composite Index (PDCI). The Population Development Composite... Read more

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