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16 April 2019
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Local volunteers show Nepali families the benefits of voluntary family planning. ©UNFPA Nepal
KAPILVASTU – Wearing her volunteer's uniform, a sky-blue sari, Kaushalya Pasi patiently addresses a group of women sitting around her at a village health post in Nepal's Terai region, the western... Read more
15 April 2019
Press Release
KATHMANDU: The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their own... Read more
10 April 2019
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019—The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more
8 March 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the way we work, the way we communicate, the way we interact with each other and... Read more
8 March 2019
Press Release
In a bid to commemorate International Women’s Day 2019, the United Nations Nepal and the British Council jointly organized The Trailblazers - a photo exhibition about women in Nepal who defied gender... Read more
3 March 2019
News
The flagship event of SheDecides Day 2019 concluded in Kathmandu on 2 March 2019 with a firm commitment from participants to advance the movement in their home countries, and plans taking shape in... Read more
7 February 2019
Press Release
KATHMANDU, 7 February 2019 – It gives UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation a great pleasure to congratulate the Nepal Women's Blind Cricket team for... Read more
10 December 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On this day, 70 years ago, United Nations Member States adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which affirms that “all human beings... Read more
3 December 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem To end AIDS, we must educate, empower and ensure everyone, everywhere, has access to sexual and reproductive health services and information. ... Read more
25 November 2018
Press Release
All seven Provincial Assembly Buildings of Nepal lit up in orange today to mark the celebration of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and beginning of 16 Days of Activism... Read more

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