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16 March 2021
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The world owes Syrian women and girls support and protection

 The world owes Syrian women and girls support and protection   As the Syria crisis passes the decade mark, the absence of a political solution signals a grim reality: more people, particularly women... Read more

15 March 2021
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The Syrian crisis has reached a tragic anniversary: 10 years of ceaseless conflict. © UNFPA Syria

Syria’s decade of conflict takes massive toll on women and girls

DAMASCUS, Syria – This week, Syria marks a grim anniversary: 10 years since the start of the country’s grinding conflict. Today, one decade into the catastrophe, about half the country’s entire... Read more

15 March 2021
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Syria’s decade of conflict takes massive toll on women and girls

DAMASCUS, Syria – This week, Syria marks a grim anniversary: 10 years since the start of the country’s grinding conflict. Today, one decade into the catastrophe, about half the country’s entire... Read more

8 March 2021
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem - International Women’s Day

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world,... Read more

3 February 2021
Statement

UNFPA statement on the US decision to reinstate its funding

The United States decision to restore financial and political support to UNFPA will have an enormous impact on the work of UNFPA and on the people we serve. It sends a powerful message to women and... Read more

3 February 2021
Press Release

UN sexual and reproductive health agency welcomes USA intention to reinstate funding: millions of women and girls will benefit

New York / Washington DC, 28 January 2021. The President of the United States today announced his intention to restore US funding to UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.... Read more

21 January 2021
Press Release

PRESS RELEASE

Syria – Damascus 21 January 2021       As the humanitarian situation in Syria remains a serious concern, with around 13.4 million people in need of humanitarian aid. According to the World Food... Read more

21 January 2021
Press Release

Second Regional Cervical Cancer Forum to convene on 27-28 January

  Sharjah/Cairo, January 21, 2021 - The UAE-based civil society organization Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), is partnering with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to host the second... Read more

10 December 2020
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Standing up for human rights more important than ever

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 10 December   Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of any... Read more

3 December 2020
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The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2020   More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability... Read more

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