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28 April 2020
Press Release

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women unable to... Read more

7 April 2020
Statement

Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to... Read more

27 March 2020
Statement
Statement

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem  New York, 26 March 2020 - With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and... Read more

26 March 2020
Statement

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem  New York, 26 March 2020 - With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and... Read more

24 March 2020
Press Release

Japan grants USD 463,636 to Women’s health, supporting urgent protection needs of sexual and reproductive health and breast cancer in vulnerable communities in Gaza and West Bank

    Press Release   Japan grants USD 463,636 to Women’s health, supporting urgent protection needs of sexual and reproductive health and breast cancer in vulnerable communities in Gaza and... Read more

17 March 2020
Press Release

UNFPA sounds the alarm on dire situation facing women and girls in Syria, As conflict enters its 10th year

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UNFPA sounds the alarm on dire situation facing women and girls in Syria, As conflict enters its 10th year   NEW YORK, USA, 16 March 2020 - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual... Read more

10 March 2020
Statement

UNFPA statement on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and pregnancy

  UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more

8 March 2020
Statement

I am Generation Equality: Working together to achieve a gender-equal world

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look... Read more

19 December 2019
Press Release

Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge 2019/20 launches in the State of Palestine

East Jerusalem, State of Palestine 19 December 2019 – Co-hosted globally by four Generation Unlimited partners – UNICEF, UNDP, Plan International and the World Organization of the Scout Movement,... Read more

25 November 2019
Press Release

Orange the World joint campaign in Palestine

For immediate release Joint Press Release Newly Launched “Together Against Violence” Joint Campaign Demands Prompt Adoption of Family Protection Bill and Better Access to Services for Gender-Based... Read more

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