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25 November 2015

Statement (E) by ED for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

 World Must End Violence against Women One in three women worldwide has experienced physical or sexual violence, most often by an intimate partner. In most countries, fewer than four in 10 survivors... Read more

16 November 2015

ALSO Training by Juzoor, funded by Japan, in Gaza

As part of the Japanese Funding, UNFPA supports two 3-day training courses in ALSO (Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics) that will be implemented by Juzoor for Health & Social Development.... Read more

17 October 2015

Eradication of Poverty, ED Statement (English)

A New Era in the Fight against Poverty Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2015   The International... Read more

11 October 2015

Child Marriage statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director

  The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030   Today, as we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child, the world has an unprecedented opportunity to focus on the power of girls to... Read more

26 August 2015

One year after Gaza conflict, situation for women and youth remains dire

GAZA – Khalet* has just celebrated his first birthday. He was born during the recent hostilities in Gaza, which ended in August 2014. During the conflict, his pregnant mother, Samah, moved from... Read more

19 August 2015

World Humanitarian Day, statement by ED (English version)

Message of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin in commemoration of World Humanitarian Day 19 August 2015   Nearly 60 million people are forcibly displaced by conflict, war and... Read more

12 August 2015

International Youth Day Statement by UNFPA Executive Director

Investing in the Power of Young People, Transforming our World Today, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, commemorates International Youth Day, under the theme, “Youth Civic Engagement,” by... Read more