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7 September 2020
Press Release

In coordination with Nepal Govt, Switzerland, Norway and UNFPA launch Phase II of landmark project to prevent gender-based violence

KATHMANDU: In coordination with the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizen (MoWCSC) and relevant provincial and local authorities, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today launched... Read more

19 August 2020
Statement

Celebrating the Real-life Heroes Battling COVID-19, Crises and Disasters

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been more harrowing. Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records,... Read more

12 August 2020
Statement

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020    As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people... Read more

6 August 2020
News

OCMC brings back smiles

A 19-year-old girl fell in love with her classmate. Some years later, they decided to marry. When the boy informed his family about their plan, his parents declined the proposal citing that the girl... Read more

6 August 2020
News

Girl who stopped her child marriage at 17 is a change agent for others

My marriage was decided while I was away for a training programme in Udayapur without my consent. When I heard about the decision, I was shocked. I had not even thought of getting married. I was just... Read more

5 August 2020
News

Sexual assault survivor gets a new lease on life

On 25 July 2017, she was on her way home as dusk slowly fell. She wanted to be home before dark. Although her home was not far away, she was slightly afraid of walking alone through a path surrounded... Read more

30 July 2020
News

We must win the battle against human trafficking

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem World Day Against Trafficking in Persons   Every year, tens of thousands of people are trafficked across and within national borders. While... Read more

11 July 2020
Statement

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his call for a... Read more

9 July 2020
News

Adolescent girls band together, showing communities ‘she counts’

Exposed to poverty, poor infrastructure and damaging notions that girls are less valuable than boys, many girls in rural Nepal accept these conditions as fate. But increasingly, others refuse to let... Read more

8 July 2020
Press Release

यौन शोषण तथा दुर्व्यवहार र लैङ्गिक हिंसा सम्बन्धी संयुक्त प्रेस वक्तव्य

२४ असार, काठमाडौं : कोभिड–१९ महाव्याधि एउटा जनस्वास्थ्य, सामाजिक तथा आर्थिक संकट हो । यस सम्बन्धमा नेपाल सरकारको प्रतिकार्यलाई सहयोग पुर्‍याउन अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय साझेदार, नागरिक समाज र मानवीय सहायता... Read more

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