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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
30 November 2016
Feature Story
RAUTAHAT — At the stroke of 5 am, Kabita Thakur wakes up and in no time starts studying from the chapter she had left the previous day. After six she hurries to her college, 5 km from her home. Back... Read more
25 November 2016
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016 This... Read more
25 October 2016
Feature Story
BAITADI — Whenever parents take a cheena (a birth chart made as per the Hindu astrological calendar) of their children to Dev Dutta Bhatta, at first glance the astrologer-cum-priest makes sure he has... Read more
17 October 2016
Statement
To eradicate poverty – like any other goal to improve the human condition – we need to fully understand the world’s demographics. Poor countries with burgeoning youth populations may find it... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
  “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita, a teenager from Odisha, India. Susmita has never gone to school. She tends the few animals her family owns and attends to... Read more
22 August 2016
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 19 August 2016 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has prepositioned life-saving Reproductive Health (RH) Kits and Dignity Kits in Kathmandu, three regions and 16 districts of... Read more

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