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3 December 2020
News

From Empowerment at home to empowerment in the world: promoting gender equality

Statement by Fabrizia Falcione, Deputy Representative, UNFPA Syria on the occasion of 16 days of Activism to End Gender-Based Violence 26 November 2020     Today, around the world, crises continue... Read more

2 December 2020
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COVID-19 Threatens to Exacerbate Inequalities Faced by Many Living with HIV

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World AIDS Day, 1 December 2020   On World AIDS Day, as we unite in support of people living with and affected by HIV, let us remember all... 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

19 November 2020
Press Release

UNFPA appeals for USD 131.6 million for its 2021 regional response to the Syria crisis

Amman, Jordan / Cairo, Egypt - 18 November 2020 — UNFPA is appealing for a total of USD 131.6 million to fund its regional response to the Syria crisis, which spans 11.7 million people in need of... Read more

12 November 2020
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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

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

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