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25 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women  Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against women... Read more

19 November 2020
News

Empowering Adolescents in Odisha through Life Skills Education

Three stories of three young girls from Odisha. These are stories of strength and of triumph. Since 2018, the Life Skills Education Initiative supported by the Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative (... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic summit

New Delhi, 12 November 2020 -- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

JOIN HUMANS OF ICPD: AN ONLINE PLATFORM FOR STORIES OF RIGHTS AND CHOICES FOR ALL

BANGKOK, 12 November 2020 – The UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office is relaunching Humans of ICPD, a compelling online initiative that showcases inspiring personal stories of individuals who work to... Read more

20 October 2020
Statement

Trusting statistics to tell the story

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020   A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020     It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.   Today, on the International Day... Read more

12 September 2020
News

Gender-Sensitive Flood Response – A UNFPA Initiative in Bihar

Bihar, a state in Eastern India, with rivers flowing in from the majestic Himalayas, is one of the world's most flood-prone areas. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic pushing cases in Bihar on an... Read more

12 September 2020
Statement

South-South cooperation takes us further on the road to global solidarity

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day for South-South Cooperation 12 September 2020   In the past 40 years, our world has transformed. Many developing... Read more

19 August 2020
Statement

Celebrating the Real-life Heroes Battling COVID-19, Crises and Disasters

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been harrowing. Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records, with... Read more

18 August 2020
News

Humanitarian Heroes

Humanitarian Heroes   On August 19, the eleventh year that the United Nations marks World Humanitarian Day, we are paying special tribute to real-life heroes who have committed their lives to... Read more

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