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19 May 2022
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Ending Fistula in The Gambia: A Story of Survival, Restored Dignity and Hope

Ending Fistula in The Gambia: A Story of Survival, Restored Dignity and Hope

Surviving a 90-day journey of healing, excitement for a possible transformation of their lives, hope for restored dignity and on the other hand, fear... Read more

14 May 2022
News
Volunteers’ contribution in the UNFPA supported Campaigns to End Child Marriage

Volunteers’ contribution in the UNFPA supported Campaigns to End Child Marriage

Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of adolescent pregnancy in the world. According to the country’s 2019 Demographic and Health Survey, 21 per... Read more

4 May 2022
News

Global health systems must invest in midwives

When heavy monsoon rains flooded refugee camps in Bangladesh, it was midwife Shakila Parvin who, in knee-high water, delivered twins to a... Read more

19 April 2022
Press Release

Ghana to host a high-level delegation to advance equity for People of African Descent

A high-level forum will be held in Ghana as part of an initiative by the United Nations to advance the rights of people of African Descent by... Read more

8 April 2022
Statement

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Implementation of the new Strategic Plan 2022-2025 is currently underway. We took off with the vigor, energy and excitement needed to propel us to... Read more

7 April 2022
News
Experience of integrated service delivery with MSI's mobile clinics: Ms. Nathalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director, visits the Ke

Experience of integrated service delivery with MSI's mobile clinics: Ms. Nathalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director, visits the Keur Moussa Health Post

Dr. Natalia KANEM, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) visited and appreciated a mobile team providing integrated... Read more

6 April 2022
News
Towards empowering girls and young people with disabilities

Towards empowering girls and young people with disabilities

In order to support the government's efforts to achieve its commitments made in November 2019 at the International Conference on Population and... Read more

4 April 2022
Press Release

“Unintended pregnancies come at a cost – to individual women and girls, to their families and to societies.”

Senegal hosted the launch of the 2022 edition of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) State of World Population (SWOP) report. The event was... Read more

30 March 2022
Press Release

Nearly half of all pregnancies are unintended—a global crisis, says new UNFPA report ● War, humanitarian emergencies create conditions for unintended pregnancies to climb further

Nearly half of all pregnancies, totalling 121 million each year throughout the world, are unintended. For the women and girls affected, the most life... Read more

24 March 2022
Press Release

“Cabo Verde’s progress in sexual and reproductive health must be amplified” says UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Catarina Furtado

The Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Catarina Furtado, has commended Cabo Verde its significant progress in... Read more

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