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10 May 2015

For the quake-shattered women of Sindhupalchowk, dignity has arrived in a simple packet

9 May 2015, Sindhupalchowk, Nepal: Rapidly expanding their operations in the field, personnel from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, visiting Sindhupalchok District - one of the worst-hit... Read more

5 May 2015

Life-saving role of midwives more crucial than ever for pregnant women in the wake of disaster

  This year's International Day of the Midwife in Nepal comes at an especially poignant time, a little more than a week after the devastating April 25 earthquake. UNFPA estimates more than 126,000... Read more

3 May 2015

Amid the utmost misery, the human spirit endures

One week after Nepal's devastating earthquake, millions are struggling to carry on Kavre District, Nepal - May 3, 2015: With devastation as far as the eye can see, Kavre is one of the worst-hit... Read more

2 May 2015
Press Release

UNFPA Nepal Goodwill Ambassador Manisha Koirala supports women and girls devastated by the earthquake

KATHMANDU, 11 May 2015--Bollywood star and social activist Manisha Koirala, one of Nepal's most renowned citizens globally, has announced her support for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as... Read more

2 May 2015

UNFPA and IPPF to partner in providing Sexual and Reproductive Health services to earthquake affected women and girls

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have entered into a partnership to ensure that the need for sexual and... Read more

29 April 2015

UNFPA support for earthquake-devastated Nepal

Bangkok/Kathmandu, April 25, 2015 - The UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office is working with our Nepal Country Office and colleagues across the United Nations Population Fund to assist the Government... Read more

9 April 2015

ASRH programme reaches 14 UNFPA-supported districts in Nepal

Saptari is the most recent addition to the list of districts in Nepal offering adolescent sexual and reproductive health services with support from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. As of... Read more

7 April 2015

UN gender equality video contest winners announced

Suraj Maharjan has won the first prize in a UN-sponsored short video competition for his video "Ma Byujhiyapachi" (After I Wake Up). The video contest, which was organized on the theme of "Gender... Read more

2 April 2015

First population policy in Nepal

Nepal has its first ever National Population Policy endorsed by the Cabinet. The policy saw the day light when world leaders have just agreed to tackle emerging population and development priorities... Read more

20 March 2015

Violence against women and girls: Engaging the other half of the population

"Do you respect women and girls?" "Yes". "Do you commit to ending violence against women and girls?" "Yes".  On March 17, these questions and answers resonated through Kharshal Tole, a human... Read more