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1 September 2017
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 1 Sept 2017 — The National Planning Commission and the United Nations Country Team in Nepal signed the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2018-2022 at a special... Read more
26 August 2017
Dispatch
Devastating floods have caused widespread displacement and destruction in southern Nepal, a disaster that has put pregnant women, post-partum mothers and other vulnerable women and girls at serious... Read more
24 August 2017
Ever since Bismati Tharu started living in a shared tent following the floods, she had no spare clothes to change for herself and her baby.  Photo: © UNFPA Nepal/Purna Nepali
BANKE, Nepal -- A 20-year-old mother was sleeping in her thatched hut with her baby when floodwaters came rushing in at midnight on 12th August. Her husband and other family members immediately took... Read more
23 June 2017
Dispatch
LIBANG, ROLPA — Khuma Sunar trekked three hours from her village to reach Libang, the district headquarters, and play a game that was previously dominated by boys in this part of the mid-western... Read more
13 June 2017
Press Release
Libang (Rolpa) -- The District Coordination Committee (DCC), Rolpa, in partnership with the Women and Children Office (WCO) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is organizing a friendly... Read more
5 June 2017
UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was... Read more
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

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