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5 May 2019
Press Release

Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights

Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019   Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a... Read more

2 May 2019
Press Release

The Government of Belgium grants EUR 546,480 to create a violence free enabling school environment for young people in East Jerusalem

Press Release   The Government of Belgium grants EUR 546,480 to create a violence free enabling school environment for young people in East Jerusalem   East Jerusalem, 02 May 2019 The Government of... Read more

10 April 2019
News

World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019— The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more

4 March 2019
News

#AWomanEvenHere: Sahar’s story from Gaza

Sahar El Nabaheen was born into a humanitarian crisis that has only gotten worse over the years. In addition to the violence, the fear and the uncertainty that are part and parcel of what it is to... Read more

1 March 2019
Press Release

My Rights, Our Power: A Joint Campaign Launched in Palestine to Raise Awareness on Women’s Fundamental Human Rights

1 March 2019, Ramallah – On the occasion of the International Women’s Day (8 March), a week-long joint campaign “My Rights, Our Power” was launched today in Palestine to raise awareness on women’s... Read more

10 December 2018
Press Release

Orange Lighting and Cultural Activities in Ramallah Conclude 16 Days of Activism Joint Campaign in Palestine

            For immediate release Orange Lighting and Cultural Activities in Ramallah Conclude 16 Days of Activism Join Ramallah, 10 December 2018 - A 16 Days of Activism joint campaign in Palestine... Read more

27 November 2018
News

Gaza lighthouse glows in orange marking the international day for elimination of violence against women

Press Release The European Union and its Member States, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme, joined Palestinians in Gaza to light Gaza lighthouse in orange to mark the... Read more

25 November 2018
Statement

Joint Statement

On the occasion of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Joint Statement: The UN, EU, and International Development Partners Raise their Voices against Gender-based Violence in... Read more

25 September 2018
Press Release

Italy grants 500,000 Euros to Strengthen Reproductive Health and Rights for Palestinian Youth

Italy grants 500,000 Euros to Strengthen Reproductive Health and Rights for Palestinian Youth   Tuesday 25 September 2018, Jerusalem - The Italian Government has generously granted 500,000 Euros to... Read more

13 August 2018
News
Girls Guest House

Opening of "Girls Guest House" in Kufr Ni'meh, Ramallah

Under the theme "Safe Spaces", this year's International Youth Day was celebrated through the opening of "Girls Guest House" in the Youth Village in Kufr Ne'meh in Ramallah.  Together with UNFPA,... Read more

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