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23 May 2017
Statement
Over the past year, I followed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Alice, from Malawi, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at the age of 83, after living with this terrible and... Read more
5 May 2017
Statement
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that midwives do every day, often in very trying circumstances. Thanks to midwives, millions of women each year... Read more
25 April 2017
KATHMANDU, APRIL 24 — Any humanitarian response to future crises in Nepal as well as preparedness efforts must go beyond the immediate need for essential items such as food and shelter, says a study... Read more
24 April 2017
Press Release
KATHMANDU, APRIL 24 – Representatives of the UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS, UNICEF, UN Women and WFP Executive Boards on Saturday concluded a nine-day visit to Nepal commending the country for maintaining an... Read more
21 April 2017
Statement
KATHMANDU, APRIL 21 — I am contesting the upcoming election with my headscarf on, duly following the advice of my mother-in-law. But I have offered my full support to my daughter-in-law to contest... Read more
4 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more
3 February 2017
Dispatch
Young people in Kapilvastu district are working together to better understand their role in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Recently, they have “localized” the SDGs. “The 17... Read more
16 January 2017
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 16 January 2017 – The official start of the Bachelor in Midwifery program in Nepal is an important milestone towards improving maternal and newborn health in the country, said the United... Read more
20 December 2016
Feature Story
Manmati Tailor is a 18-year old girl who is devoting her energy to fight for the rights of adolescent girls in Far-Western Nepal. While listening to stories of trafficked women, adolescent girls and... Read more
1 December 2016
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016 It is past time to get serious about HIV prevention. We... Read more

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