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31 May 2020

In a joint project UNFPA provides consultation services to women in response to COVID-19

On the 18th of May 2020, UNFPA GCC launched a medical consultation service addressing the concerns and inquiries of women of reproductive age and pregnant and lactating women during the COVID-19... Read more

5 May 2020

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020

Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis   As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being born.  Childbirth doesn't stop... Read more

9 April 2020

World Health Day: Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more

29 March 2020

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

New York, 26 March 2020 - With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive... Read more

19 March 2020

UNFPA statement on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) & pregnancy

UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more

6 February 2020

Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation

Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom... Read more

12 December 2019
OWA in orange joins the 16 days of activism campaign

OWA all in Orange marking the 16 Days of Activism Campaign in Muscat

The Omani Woman Association (OWA) participated this year in the 16 Days of Activism Campaign against Gender Based Violence (GBV), in order to join the call for global actions to increase awareness,... Read more

11 December 2019

Mobilizing Oman's support and commitment to UNFPA mandate and ICPD Agenda

On 5 November, UNFPA organized a meeting with the delegation of Oman heading to Nairobi to participate in the Summit on ICPD25. The delegation consisted of key officials of several government... Read more

11 December 2019

UNFPA GCC joins Qatar in its celebrations marking the Qatar National Population Day

Each year, UNFPA GCC emphasizes the importance of the long term co-operation with the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA)/the Technical Office of the Permanent Population Committee (PPC) of Qatar... Read more

24 November 2019

Media outlets in Oman feature UNFPA RD statement post ICPD25

On 24th November, 2019 UNFPA GCC held an online press conference for the Regional Director of UNFPA Arab States, Dr. Luay Shabaneh. The Omani media, led by the major news outlet Oman Observer,... Read more