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11 October 2021
Statement

Let's close the gender power gap for girls

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into... Read more

8 October 2021
News

A simple solution to fend off child marriage amid COVID-19 in Nepal

Distraught, Bidhya Sahani had to leave school after the seventh grade in southern Nepal’s Kapilvastu district along the border of India. Her family was struggling financially and needed more help... Read more

5 October 2021
News

Women-led grassroots organizations bring critical relief to women amid pandemic

GHALETOLE, Siraha – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought misfortune to millions around the world. And for many women, like 21-year-old Rama Mahato*, of Ghaletole in Siraha, Province 2, it came with a... Read more

23 September 2021
News

Eager to get into action to improve maternal health, Nepal midwives await govt’s recruitment plan

KATHMANDU — “It was one of the happiest moments of my life,” says Prasansha Budha Lama, recalling the day when she passed the first licensing exam of professional midwives conducted by the Government... Read more

17 August 2021
News

'There are more challenges added every year because of climate change'

Manisha Pantha is a Nurse and Training Course Material Specialist in Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response (DPER) division at National Society for Earthquake Technology Nepal (NSET). She works... Read more

2 August 2021
Press Release

UNFPA delivers 800 units of oxygen cylinders to the Government of Nepal

KATHMANDU: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) continues its humanitarian support to Nepal’s COVID-19 pandemic response by providing additional lifesaving supplies. UNFPA Deputy Representative... Read more

2 August 2021
Press Release

यूएनएफपिएद्वारा नेपाल सरकारलाई ८०० थान अक्सिजन सिलिन्डर हस्तान्तरण

१८ साउन २०७८ काठमाडौं : संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घीय जनसङ्ख्या कोष (यूएनएफपिए)ले नेपालको कोभिड–१९ महामारी प्रतिकार्यमा उपलब्ध गराउँदै आएको मानवीय सहायतालाई निरन्तरता दिंदै थप जीवनरक्षक सामग्री प्रदान गरेको... Read more

11 July 2021
Statement

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day - 11 July   For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to... Read more

16 June 2021
News

As COVID-19 threatens women’s access to family planning services, UNFPA hands over contraceptives to the Government of Nepal

KATHMANDU: To prevent unintended and risky pregnancies during the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on June 9 handed over life-saving contraceptives worth US$1 million to... Read more

21 May 2021
Press Release

नेपालस्थित संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घ र साझेदारहरुद्वारा आपतकालीन कोभिड–१९ योजना जारी गर्दै सबैभन्दा संकटासन्न व्यक्ति तथा समुदायहरुका लागि जीवनरक्षक सहायता ल्याउन अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय एक्यवद्धताका लागि आह्वान

काठमाडौं, जेठ ७ गते २०७८ -- कोभिड–१९ महामारीकाबीच नेपाल ज्यादै जटिल अवस्थामा पुगेको परिप्रेक्षमा संयुक्त राष्ट्रसङ्घ र यसका साझेदारहरुले आज नेपाल कोभिड–१९ प्रतिकार्य योजना जारी गर्दै महामारीबाट... Read more

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