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11 October 2017
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RAUTAHAT — After dozens of people were displaced and many houses were waterlogged when floodwaters started gushing into settlements on the night of 12 August, Priyanka Singh and her eight friends... Read more
11 October 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017   Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways.... Read more
6 October 2017
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 6 October 2017 —Hon'ble Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Krishna Bahadur Mahara today received the Letter of Credentials of Ms. Lubna Baqi, the new Country... Read more
23 September 2017
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 23 September 2017 – Health Minister Girirajmani Pokharel today launched an Android-based mobile application meant for adolescent girls and boys in Nepal. The mobile app, Khulduli (... Read more
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
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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
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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
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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

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