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25 May 2016
Feature Story
“Now I have the courage to speak out and fight against the violence and discrimination that started right after my marriage and continued for years.” Saraswoti Giri (name changed to protect her... Read more
23 May 2016
Statement
Women and girls in Nepal are still suffering from obstetric fistula, a health condition that is preventable and in most cases treatable. Obstetric fistula, a hole in the birth canal, is one of the... Read more
5 May 2016
Statement
International Day of the Midwife 2016 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA 5 May 2016   On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund... Read more
25 April 2016
Opinion
I was traveling along with my colleagues and government officials through a dirt road in Sindhuli district, when I felt the ground move at 11:56 am on April 25th, 2015. We were heading towards a safe... Read more
25 April 2016
Opinion
On the first anniversary of Nepal's devastating April 2015 earthquake, UNFPA Nepal Representative Giulia Vallese reflects on the lessons learnt from the disaster. Read her Huffington Post op-ed... Read more
24 April 2016
Dispatch
NUWAKOT, NEPAL— One year on from Nepal’s deadly earthquake, Ishwori Dangol (30) has brought new life and new hope to her family. Despite still living in a shelter, Dangol and her husband are looking... Read more
20 April 2016
Dispatch
UNESCO, UNFPA, and UN Women have launched a joint project in Nepal for the empowerment of adolescent girls and young women through education. Gender disparities still persist in literacy and that... Read more
19 April 2016
Press Release
This photo exhibit captures images from the UN response in Nepal in the aftermath of the country’s worst natural disaster. © Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi/UNDP Nepal
The United Nations holds a photography exhibition showcasing its work in Nepal following the deadly 25 April earthquake. One year following the disaster, 13 UN agencies highlight much of the work... Read more
24 March 2016
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 24 March 2016 – Following the adoption of the landmark Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will serve as the guiding framework for each country’s development between now and 2030,... Read more
23 March 2016
Statement
With funding made available through the Australian Government’s Gender Equality Fund, the Department of Foreign Affair and Trade (DFAT) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, signed an... Read more

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