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20 October 2020
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Trusting statistics to tell the story

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020   A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-... Read more

19 October 2020
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Trusting statistics to tell the story

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020   A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-... Read more

8 October 2020
News

A Decade of Action: Adolescent girls' power!

A decade of political unrest, wars, civil wars, and now a pandemic created a traumatizing reality for millions in the Arab region,currently home to some of the worst humanitarian crises in history.... Read more

8 October 2020
News

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... Read more

29 September 2020
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E-voucher system targets pregnant women and new mothers in Syria

    UNFPA and WFP are expanding an electronic voucher system to reach vulnerable people with food and hygiene supplies. © UNFPA Syria   DAMASCUS, Syria – In Syria, communities are struggling under... Read more

8 September 2020
News

UNFPA and WFP scale up the e-voucher emergency cash-based transfer mechanism targeting pregnant and lactating women across Syria

UNFPA and WFP scale up the e-voucher emergency cash-based transfer mechanism  targeting pregnant and lactating women (PLW) across Syria   DAMASCUS – 07 September 2020   Since the outbreak of the... Read more

24 August 2020
News

UNFPA supports students in rural Aleppo to continue their learning despite COVID-19 restrictions

UNFPA supports students in rural Aleppo to continue their learning despite COVID-19 restrictions         Students from rural and hard to reach places defy the risks of violence and COVID-19 to... Read more

19 August 2020
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day

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

19 August 2020
News

Bold and Strong after Surviving Early Marriage

  Bold and Strong after Surviving Early Marriage     “I gave birth to my first child at the age of fifteen, and after four years, I got divorced and was not welcomed home by my father because of my... Read more

13 August 2020
Press Release

UNFPA calls for urgent funding to respond to the emerging needs in Lebanon

UNFPA calls for urgent funding to respond to the emerging needs in Lebanon       Cairo - 12 August 2020 - UNFPA is urgently appealing for USD 19.6 million to meet the lifesaving needs of women and... Read more

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