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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
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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

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

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

11 August 2020
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020

  Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020    As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of... Read more

10 August 2020
Statement

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, scales up its support to Lebanon

  Cairo - 9 August 2020 - In response to the horrific explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on 4 August 2020, the United Nations Population Fund, Arab States Regional... Read more

29 July 2020
Statement

We must win the battle against human trafficking

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem - World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2020   Every year, tens of thousands of people are trafficked across and within national borders.... Read more

23 July 2020
News

Through her eyes: A painful journey and quest for self-resilience

  Through her eyes: A painful journey and quest for self-resilience   Nursing sessions for women & young girls are supported by UNFPA in Homs        “Maybe from society’s perspective, I am a... Read more

11 July 2020
Statement

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day   11 July 2020  ... Read more

2 July 2020
News

Five things you didn’t know about practices that harm girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and... Read more

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