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7 May 2017
Press Release
ABUJA, 7 May 2017 - UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of an additional 82 Chibok girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram group and is on standby to provide emergency... Read more
5 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
Sadly, despite some progress, the world still has a long way to go to achieve full gender equality. Take, for instance, the fact that every year tens of thousands of girls are forced into child... Read more
8 March 2017
Press Release
Nigerian Actress, Stephanie Linus named UNFPA Regional Goodwill Ambassador for West and Central Africa
DAKAR/LAGOS, 8 March 2017 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today appointed Nigerian actress and activist, Stephanie Linus as the UNFPA Regional Goodwill Ambassador for West and Central... Read more
23 February 2017
Feature Story
Maroua, Cameroon- "My village was attacked by Boko Haram. They killed my uncle and all the men.  Women and children were spared.” Sylvie Tokofi, 18 years, told UNFPA in Maroua, the capital city in... Read more
23 February 2017
ABUJA 21 February 2017-UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has received $500,000 Thousand as grant from the Korean Republic International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to scale-up support for... Read more
1 February 2017
Press Release
ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2017: Africa cannot attain vital goals in continental and global development agendas without ensuring access to voluntary family planning to millions of its women and girls.... Read more
14 October 2016
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York/Dakar/ABUJA, 14 October 2016 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls who were captured by Boko Haram. UNFPA commends the... Read more
20 September 2016
Dispatch
World Bank Vice President Keith Hansen, President Idriss Déby of Chad, President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and moderator Folly... Read more
20 September 2016
Dispatch
  NATIONS UNIES, New York/BAGRE, Burkina Faso – Des Présidents, des ministres, et des fonctionnaires des Nations Unies et de la Banque mondiale se sont rencontrés hier au siège de l'ONU à New York... Read more

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