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5 May 2021
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York -- Millions of lives of women and newborns are lost, and millions more experience ill health or injury, because the needs of pregnant women and skills of midwives are not... Read more
5 May 2021
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day of the Midwife   Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the... Read more
4 May 2021
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Prasansha Budha Lama is one of the first batch of professional midwives to qualify in Nepal. She is one of 14 professional midwives in the whole country. When COVID-19 shut services down in March,... Read more
15 April 2021
Press Release
NEW YORK, 14 April 2021 — Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek health care, according to... Read more
27 March 2021
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Adapting to the global pandemic has not been without its challenges for young people of Nepal, but for 16-year-old Kalpana Bhatt, who lives in Sudurpaschim Province in Bajhang district, it’s all... Read more
18 March 2021
News
नेपालमा जन्मदाको लिङ्ग अनुपात असन्तुलन देखिएको छ । यस अवस्थाको तीन मुख्य कारक — घट्दो प्रजननदर, लिङ्ग पहिचान प्रविधिमा सहज पहुँच र छोरीलाई भन्दा छोरालाई बढी प्राथमिकता दिने कुसंस्कार — हुन् । ... Read more
17 March 2021
Press Release
Kathmandu/Bangkok/New Delhi, 17 March 2021: Drastic cuts in the availability and use of essential public health services across South Asia due to COVID-19 may have contributed to an estimated 228,000... Read more
17 March 2021
Press Release
काठमाडौं/बैंकक/नयाँ दिल्ली, ४ चैत्र २०७७ : दक्षिण एशियामा कोभिड–१९ का कारण अत्यावश्यक स्वास्थ्य सेवाको उपलब्धता एवं प्रयोगमा व्यापक कमी आउँदा करीब २,२८,००० थप बाल मृत्यु तथा ११,००० मातृ मृत्यु भएको... Read more
10 March 2021
News
This International Women’s Day, we celebrate women in leadership. Meet four women Deputy Mayors who are paving the way for a gender-equal society in Nepal: Kunti Saud Budha (Deputy Mayor of Khaptad... Read more
8 March 2021
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more

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