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8 December 2020
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Preventing violence through education in the West Bank

Violence inflicts harm on women, girls, men, and boys of all ages throughout the world. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, violence against women and girls has intensified and violence against school... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day to End Violence against Women 25 November 2020 Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

28 October 2020
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Intisar, a breast cancer survivor and advocate from the Gaza Strip: a journey of hardship and hope

“I always encourage the women I know to do a self-examination and regular screenings”, says Intisar, a 55-year-old woman from Deir al-Balah in the Gaza-strip.   The prevalence of breast cancer has... Read more

22 October 2020
Press Release

Dr. Luay Shabaneh condemns the killing of a pregnant woman in Qalqilya, Palestine

    UNFPA, Arab States Regional Director, Dr. Luay Shabaneh condemns the killing of a pregnant woman in Qalqilya, Palestine   Cairo- 22 October 2020 – The United Nations Population Fund, Arab States... Read more

20 October 2020
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Research and practice for health and human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory

    20 October 2020, Birzeit & Jerusalem – The Institute of Community and Public Health at Birzeit University, Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance, UNFPA Palestine, and WHO in the occupied... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

It is time for us to listen!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020 It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.  Today, on the International Day of the... Read more

10 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020 It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.  Today, on the International Day of... Read more

19 August 2020
Statement

Celebrating the Real-life Heroes Battling COVID-19, Crises and Disasters

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been more harrowing   Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records... Read more

17 August 2020
News

Canada’s funding contributes to protect and empower GBV Survivors at Nablus Shelter

As COVID-19 pandemic cases have been increasing in the Palestinian Territories, women at high-risk violence survivors were unable to obtain proper services as Nablus Shelter lacks appropriate... Read more

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