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15 October 2019
Press Release

UNFPA calls for protection of women and adolescent girls in northeastern Syria and end to hostilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UNFPA calls for protection of women and adolescent girls in northeastern Syria and end to hostilities   Cairo, 15 October 2019 - “UNFPA is extremely concerned about the... Read more

11 October 2019
Statement

GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!

GirlForce:  Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!     Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October    ... Read more

10 October 2019
News

Marking the International Day of the Girl, UNFPA launches publication to highlight the strength of Syrian adolescent girls

Marking the International Day of the Girl, UNFPA launches publication to highlight the strength of Syrian adolescent girls 10 October 2019   UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health ... Read more

19 August 2019
Statement

Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others

  Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day   As we mark World Humanitarian Day,... Read more

19 August 2019
News

النساء العاملات في العمل الإنساني يحمين حقوق وكرامة الإنسان ويمنحن الأمل للآخرين

النساء العاملات في العمل الإنساني يحمين حقوق وكرامة الإنسان ويمنحن الأمل للآخرين   بيان منسوب لد. ناتاليا كانيم في اليوم الدولي للعمل الإنساني    في اليوم الدولي للعمل الإنساني، يحيي صندوق الأمم... Read more

12 August 2019
Statement

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25... Read more

11 July 2019
Statement

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

Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more

3 July 2019
News

Explainer: What is the ICPD and why does it matter?

The ICPD marked a revolution in thinking about sexual and reproductive health and rights. © UN Photo UNITED NATIONS, New York – This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ICPD – a milestone in... Read more

16 May 2019
News

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, 17 May 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day  Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 17 May 2019   Human rights are inherent to all human beings, and every... Read more

8 May 2019
News
It's not your mother's motherhood. © UNFPA/Bruno Feder

Just like your mother? Seven ways motherhood has changed (or not) in the last 25 years

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Twenty-five years ago, the world was transforming. South Africa held its first multiracial elections, electing Nelson Mandela as President. Sweden began to allow the... Read more

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