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21 May 2021
Press Release

नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घ र साझेदारहरुद्वारा आपतकालीन कोभिड–१९ योजना जारी गर्दै सबैभन्दा संकटासन्न व्यक्ति तथा समुदायहरुका लागि जीवनरक्षक सहायता ल्याउन अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय एक्यवद्धताका लागि आह्वान

काठमाडौं, जेठ ७ गते २०७८ -- कोभिड–१९ महामारीकाबीच नेपाल ज्यादै जटिल अवस्थामा पुगेको परिप्रेक्षमा संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घ र यसका साझेदारहरुले आज नेपाल कोभिड–१९ प्रतिकार्य योजना जारी गर्दै महामारीबाट... Read more

5 May 2021
Press Release

New report sounds the alarm on shortage of midwives

UNITED NATIONS, New York -- Millions of lives of women and newborns are lost, and millions more experience ill health or injury, because the needs of pregnant women and skills of midwives are not... Read more

5 May 2021
Statement

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day of the Midwife   Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the... Read more

4 May 2021
News

Opening the lines to help pregnant women

Prasansha Budha Lama is one of the first batch of professional midwives to qualify in Nepal. She is one of 14 professional midwives in the whole country. When COVID-19 shut services down in March,... Read more

15 April 2021
Press Release

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

NEW YORK, 14 April 2021 — Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek health care, according to... Read more

27 March 2021
News

Ensuring adolescents continue to learn about sexual and reproductive health amid COVID-19

Adapting to the global pandemic has not been without its challenges for young people of Nepal, but for 16-year-old Kalpana Bhatt, who lives in Sudurpaschim Province in Bajhang district, it’s all... Read more

18 March 2021
News

छोरीलाई भन्दा छोरालाई बढी प्राथमिकता दिने कुसंस्कारको अन्त्य गरौं

नेपालमा जन्मदाको लिङ्ग अनुपात असन्तुलन देखिएको छ । यस अवस्थाको तीन मुख्य कारक — घट्दो प्रजननदर, लिङ्ग पहिचान प्रविधिमा सहज पहुँच र छोरीलाई भन्दा छोरालाई बढी प्राथमिकता दिने कुसंस्कार — हुन् । ... Read more

17 March 2021
Press Release

Disruptions in health services due to COVID-19 “may have contributed to an additional 239,000 child and maternal deaths in South Asia: UN report

Kathmandu/Bangkok/New Delhi, 17 March 2021: Drastic cuts in the availability and use of essential public health services across South Asia due to COVID-19 may have contributed to an estimated 228,000... Read more

17 March 2021
Press Release

कोभिड–१९ का कारण स्वास्थ्य सेवा अवरुद्ध हुदाँ दक्षिण एशियामा थप २ लाख ३९ हजार बाल तथा मातृ मृत्यु भएको हुन सक्ने : राष्ट्रसंघीय प्रतिवेदन

काठमाडौं/बैंकक/नयाँ दिल्ली, ४ चैत्र २०७७ : दक्षिण एशियामा कोभिड–१९ का कारण अत्यावश्यक स्वास्थ्य सेवाको उपलब्धता एवं प्रयोगमा व्यापक कमी आउँदा करीब २,२८,००० थप बाल मृत्यु तथा ११,००० मातृ मृत्यु भएको... Read more

10 March 2021
News

Four Deputy Mayors' inspiring journey to becoming women leaders

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate women in leadership. Meet four women Deputy Mayors who are paving the way for a gender-equal society in Nepal: Kunti Saud Budha (Deputy Mayor of Khaptad... Read more

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