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3 June 2020
News

Nine things you need to know about periods and the pandemic

Nine things you need to know about periods and the pandemic 27 May 2020   This article is a joint collaboration between UNFPA and UNICEF, lead agencies in the effort to ensure the health and rights... Read more

1 June 2020
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“I thought I might die”: Pregnant women struggle to access care in Syria during COVID- 19

“I thought I might die”: Pregnant women struggle to access care in Syria during COVID- 19     “I am worried about my baby, but I have taken all the required measures and hope it will be fine, Seba... Read more

17 May 2020
Statement

Break the silence!

Break the silence!   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 17 May 2020   “All human beings are born free and... Read more

5 May 2020
Statement

Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020 As the... Read more

28 April 2020
Press Release

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

Press release for immediate release   More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. New York, USA, 28 April 2020 -... Read more

12 April 2020
Statement

OPEN LETTER FROM THE REGIONAL DIRECTORS OF UNDP, UNWOMEN, UNPFA AND ESCWA IN THE ARAB STATES REGION TO GOVERNMENTS IN THE REGION

      OPEN LETTER FROM THE REGIONAL DIRECTORS OF UNDP, UNWOMEN, UNPFA AND ESCWA IN THE ARAB STATES REGION TO GOVERNMENTS IN THE REGION   At the beginning of this week, the United Nations Secretary-... Read more

7 April 2020
Statement

World Health Day: Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more

26 March 2020
Statement

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response

  Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in global COVID-19 response Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem    New York, 26 March 2020 - With each passing day, the scale... Read more

16 March 2020
News

UNFPA sounds the alarm on dire situation facing women and girls in Syria, as conflict enters its 10th year

  UNFPA sounds the alarm on dire situation facing women and girls in Syria, as conflict enters its 10th year   NEW YORK, USA, 16 March 2020 - UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more

11 March 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Arab States Regional Office launches ‘A Women Even Here’ campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   UNFPA Arab States Regional Office launches ‘A Women Even Here’ campaign Cairo, 8 March 2020 – UNFPA Arab States Regional Office (ASRO) is marking this year’s International... Read more

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