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19 March 2022
Press Release

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, Catarina Furtado, visits Cape Verde to support Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender Equality and Human Rights

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Goodwill Ambassador for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Ms. Catarina Furtado, will visit Cabo Verde... Read more

18 March 2022
Press Release

Sixth Ordinary Session of the Regional Steering Committee for Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD)

The Regional Steering Committee (RSC) of the Sahel Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD) project is holding its 6th ordinary... Read more

8 March 2022
Press Release

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women’s Day 8 March 2022

Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies. More than 1.7 million people, mostly women and children, have now fled from... Read more

5 March 2022
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Teenagers whose lives have been changed by the Illimin initiative

Teenagers whose lives have been changed by the Illimin initiative

Niger's "Illimin" adolescent initiative has made a big difference in the lives of thousands of adolescent girls across the country.... Read more

25 February 2022
Press Release

UNFPA Leadership converges at regional confab in Lomé, to Accelerate and Scale-up Program interventions in new Strategic Plan

The Senior Leadership and Management of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is converging for a Regional Leadership Meeting (RLM) on the theme... Read more

15 February 2022
Press Release

Côte d’Ivoire-UNFPA cooperation: UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa’s official visit to Abidjan

The United Nations Population Fund Regional Director for West and Central Africa Regional Office, Ms. Argentina Matavel Piccin, has ended an official... Read more

10 February 2022
Press Release

High-Level Advocacy Mission for Girls and Women Empowerment under the SWEDD Project

To promote inter-regional and inter-institutional cooperation and collaboration, the Director-General of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO... Read more

8 February 2022
Press Release
-	“Young people want to take action, make their voices heard, and contribute to achieving the goal of ending FGM.” Dr. Diene Keita, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director for Programmes

Launch of the Global Youth Consortium to end Female Genital Mutilation

In commemoration of the 2022 edition of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to... Read more

30 November 2021
Press Release

Government of Nigeria commends UNFPA, calls on Ministers to champion UNFPA’s Three Transformative Results

The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has commended the work of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the country and calls on... Read more

25 November 2021
Press Release

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on official visit to Nigeria, West and Central Africa Region

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Natalia Kanem, has arrived in... Read more

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