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23 June 2020
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Meeting family planning needs in Nepal’s quarantine centres

KATHMANDU, Nepal – When Kabita Bhandari arrived at a COVID-19 quarantine centre in Baitadi District, in far-western Nepal, residents thought she was bringing food. They soon realized she was... Read more

23 June 2020
Press Release

Stop stigma and discrimination, spread love

23 June 2020, Kathmandu: Today, the United Nations Country Team in Nepal - together with over 30 national and international organisations - collectively launched the #मायाफैलाऔं #SpreadLove campaign... Read more

23 May 2020
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End gender inequality! End health inequities! End fistula now!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2020   Last November, the world convened in Nairobi to celebrate the tremendous gains... Read more

17 May 2020
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Break the silence!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia   “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.”... Read more

7 May 2020
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COVID-19 turning pregnancy excitement into fear

KATHMANDU — In far-western Nepal, more than 840 kilometers from the capital city, Dhana Bhatt is excited to welcome her first child. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned her excitement into fear and... Read more

5 May 2020
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'Eager to go to rural areas and save lives of pregnant women'

This year’s International Day of the Midwife comes at an especially poignant time as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on. As the lessons of COVID-19 are teaching us, we need greater investments in... Read more

5 May 2020
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Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020   As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being... Read more

28 April 2020
Press Release

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months   NEW YORK / BANGKOK - As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of... Read more

20 April 2020
Press Release

UNFPA hands over 1,200 PPE kits to Nepal government

KATHMANDU — As part of the commitment to support the Government of Nepal in its efforts towards containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, the United Nations Population Fund today... Read more

20 April 2020
Press Release

यूएनएफपीएद्वारा नेपाल सरकारलाई १,२०० पिपिइ किट्स हस्तान्तरण

काठमाडौंः नेपालमा कोरोना भाइरस (कोभिड–१९) सङ्क्रमण रोकथाम तथा नियन्त्रणमा नेपाल सरकारले गरेको प्रयासमा सहयोग पुर्‍याउने प्रतिबद्धता अनुरुप संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय जनसङ्ख्या कोष (यूएनएफपीए)ले १,२००... Read more

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