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3 March 2015

Transitioning from MDGs to SDGs: My experience at ECOSOC Youth Forum 2015

This year marks the final year of the Millennium Development Goals, the eight global goals launched in 2000. Now, the world must decide on a new set of goals to guide development priorities for the... Read more

12 January 2015
Press Release

UNFPA provides reproductive health and dignity kits in four mid-western districts

KATHMANDU, 12 January 2015- UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, provided reproductive health and dignity kits worth approximately Rs 15 million to women of reproductive age, including pregnant... Read more

23 December 2014

A milestone in disseminating Nepal census results

Nepal has launched 5th series of Population Monograph and CensusInfo, marking another milestone in the country's 100 years of census history. The National Planning Commission (NPC) released the... Read more

19 December 2014

Zero tolerance for child marriage

In Dadeldhura, a UNFPA-supported district, priests, traditional healers and astrologers launch an action plan to tackle child marriage Priests, astrologers and traditional healers in Dadeldhura... Read more

25 November 2014

Reskilling govt officials and academicians

"We learned new skills that will have a long-lasting impact on our career. The training made us feel so much stronger. The organizers need to do more of such training." Those were the voices of... Read more

10 November 2014

Towards data uniformity on GBV: GBVIMS in Nepal

The Gender Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS) initiative - initiated in 2011 - was re-launched in Nepal following the signing of a GBV Information Sharing Protocol (ISP) on 10... Read more

9 November 2014

Kathmandu Call for Action to End Child Marriage in South Asia

Officials from the member states of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) adopted "Kathmandu Call for Action" to end child marriage in South Asia. The 12-point call for action... Read more

8 November 2014

International Women's Day Video Challenge

Theme: Gender Equality in Nepal Context: International Women's Day 2015 Participate to promote gender equality and women's empowerment in Nepal! United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United... Read more

16 October 2014

Nepal’s first obstetric fistula training

With the completion of Nepal's first innovative hands-on training on obstetric fistula, an end to the shortage of competent service providers is in sight now. One of the most serious injuries of... Read more

22 September 2014

Harnessing mobile technology to improve ASRH knowledge in Nepal

UNFPA is proud to join other partners to ensure that every adolescent and young person's potential is fulfilled to prevent HIV transmission and unwanted pregnancies as well as to ensure universal... Read more