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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

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

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

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

7 April 2020
Statement

World Health Day: Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more

27 March 2020
Statement

Women, girls, health workers must not be overlooked in COVID-19 response

With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, stands in... Read more

8 March 2020
Statement

I am Generation Equality: Working together to achieve a gender-equal world

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women's Day This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look... Read more

5 March 2020
Statement

कोरोना भाइरस (कोभिड– १९) र गर्भावस्था सम्बन्धी युएनएफपीएको वक्तव्य

संयुक्त राष्ट्रसंघीय जनसङ्ख्या कोष (युएनएफपीए) ले कोरोना भाइरस रोग (कोभिड–१९) को प्रकोप सम्बोधन गर्न सरकार, राष्ट्रसङ्घीय निकायहरु र साझेदार संस्थाहरुसँग मिलेर नजिकबाट अनुगमन गरिरहेको छ । विश्वव्यापी... Read more

5 March 2020
Statement

COVID-19 and pregnancy: UNFPA's statement

UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more

10 December 2019
Statement

Youth Standing up for Human Rights

Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making meaningful change in... Read more

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