Ensuring rights and choices for all


19 August 2019

Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others

When crisis strikes, women and girls are disproportionately affected and face increased risk of gender-based violence. Health facilities are often damaged or destroyed, leaving women, including pregnant women, without...

12 August 2019

My Body, My Life, My World!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day   From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25 years ago at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. In the decades since, we at UNFPA have

10 July 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day

Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether, when and how often to become pregnant. That right was reaffirmed in 1994 in Cairo at the landmark International Conference on


नेपालको संविधानदृारा प्रदत्त महिलाको सुरक्षित मातृत्व तथा प्रजनन स्वास्थ्य सम्बन्धी हकको...
Active in Nepal since 1971, UNFPA has supported the health-sector programme, enhanced...

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