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14 May 2021
Press Release

UNFPA calls all parties to ensure the full protection of women and adolescent girls

  Cairo, 13 May 2021 - The United Nations Population Fund is alarmed by the number of civilian casualties, including children and women caused by the current escalation between the Israelis and the... Read more

3 May 2021
Press Release

UN Women and UNFPA join forces to combat rising gender-based violence in Palestine

Palestine, 3 May 2021: UN Women and UNFPA have received $3 Million from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UN CERF) to primarily support women- and community-led organizations... Read more

28 April 2021
Press Release
Awareness Raising Campaign on breast cancer by PMRS in October 2019

Japan grants USD 947,700 to Women’s health, supporting urgent protection needs of sexual and reproductive health and breast cancer in vulnerable communities in Palestine

Press Release   Japan grants USD 947,700 to Women’s health, supporting urgent protection needs of sexual and reproductive health and breast cancer in vulnerable communities in Gaza and West Bank  ... Read more

8 March 2021
Statement

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more

8 March 2021
News

Providing safe spaces for survivors of violence, even during COVID-19

  Globally, 243 million women and girls have suffered sexual or physical violence by an intimate partner in the past year alone, a situation further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. A 2019... Read more

23 December 2020
News
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“Midwifery is a great and honorable profession” – a midwife’s story

“A midwife ensures a pleasant birth and a happy mother and baby. I loved supporting women when they were most in need”.  When Laila Masharfa began to specialize in midwifery many years ago, she fell... Read more

15 December 2020
News

Palestinian Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey (PMICS) 2019-2020, announced

(source: PCBS)   The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS)  Announces the Main Results of the Palestinian Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey (PMICS) 2019-2020   Ramallah – 15 December 2020... Read more

10 December 2020
News

Palestinian Prime Minister, UNICEF, UNFPA, and UNDP sign a memorandum of understanding to strengthen volunteering opportunities for young people in the State of Palestine

    JOINT PRESS RELEASE Palestinian Prime Minister, UNICEF, UNFPA, and UNDP sign a memorandum of understanding to strengthen volunteering opportunities for young people in the State of Palestine... Read more

10 December 2020
Statement

Standing up for human rights more important than ever

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of any society.  Human... Read more

10 December 2020
News
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“I was able to change the direction of my life” - How a safe space for women provided compassion and hope

My husband started physically and verbally abusing me the day we got married. I discovered a week after our wedding day that he was a drug user.  So says Huda, a 30-year-old woman living with her... Read more

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