Ensuring rights and choices for all


6 February 2018

Joint Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem & UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore for International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM

A race against trends     Female genital mutilation is many things: A violent act that causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and even death. A cruel practice that inflicts lasting emotional harm and preys on the most vulnerable, least powerful members of society – girls between infancy and age 15. A violation of

9 July 2017

Acting UNFPA ED message on WPD 2017

MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY 2017 BIRTH SPACING: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are refugees, face social, economic and geographic obstacles to voluntary

23 May 2017

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

  Hope, healing, and dignity for all Over the past year, I witnessed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Jumwa, from Kenya, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at the age of 83, after living with this terrible and treatable condition for 66 years. Alice, from Malawi, was treated at the age of 77, after


UNFPA GCC quarterly newsletter for the months April- June 2018
UNFPA GCC Quarterly Newsletter for the months January-March 2018.   

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