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6 August 2014

UNFPA Reaffirms Support to Population Program in Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria - On 30 July 2014, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin met with President Goodluck Jonathan as part of his high level advocacy mission. The two dignitaries discussed UNFPA humanitarian response... Read more

31 July 2014

UNFPA Champions Youth Empowerment for the Realization of Demographic Dividend in African LDCs

Cotonou, 31 July 2014 – At the Ministerial Conference on New Partnerships for the Development of Productive Capacities in LDCs held in Cotonou, UNFPA highlighted the linkage between development of... Read more

17 July 2014

Sahel countries and partners commit to accelerate the demographic dividend in the region

This project represents the commitment of World Bank President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, and the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, to act for women’s... Read more

20 June 2014

Even one family torn apart by war is too many

Statement by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on World Refugee Day, 20th June New York, United States- Around the world, conflict has forced a record number of people to flee their homes. More than... Read more

18 June 2014

UNFPA will enhance a coordinated response to CAR crisis and its impact on Central Africa countries

Dakar (Senegal):  “We need to enhance UNFPA’s humanitarian response in the Central African Republic (CAR) and the surrounding countries in a more coordinated manner and set up new approaches that... Read more

17 June 2014

UNFPA fine tunes approaches for a better coordinated humanitarian response to the crisis in CAR

Dakar (Senegal) In view of a situation where more than half of the population i.e. 2.5 million people need humanitarian assistance and the maternal health of close to 60% of women is in jeopardy,... Read more

3 June 2014
Press Release

Investment in midwifery can save millions of lives of women and newborns

Video of Namibia SRHR-HIV Linkages Programme Video of Botswana SRHR HIV Linkages Program Video of Malawi SRHR-HIV Linkages Programme       PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC (3 June 2014) – A... Read more

28 May 2014

Chad marked international day to end obstetric fistula

To achieve our goals and better perform in terms of prevention, care and regular monitoring of obstetric fistula, there are no miracle solutions than to change the way we think with a particular... Read more

28 May 2014

Why ending child marriage in Africa can no longer wait

Just 17 years old, Clarisse is already a mother of two, who lives with her husband and his four other wives in rural southern Chad. Three years earlier, she had watched her mom and sisters preparing... Read more

23 May 2014

Tracking Fistula – Transforming Lives

The theme of this year’s International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, “Tracking Fistula – Transforming Lives,” reflects an important step forward in eradicating this preventable condition, which... Read more