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29 January 2021
News

UN sexual and reproductive health agency welcomes USA intention to reinstate funding: millions of women and girls will benefit

New York / Washington DC, 28 January 2021. The President of the United States today announced his intention to restore US funding to UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency.... Read more

28 January 2021
Statement

UNFPA statement on the US decision to reinstate its funding

The United States decision to restore financial and political support to UNFPA will have an enormous impact on the work of UNFPA and on the people we serve. It sends a powerful message to women and... Read more

10 December 2020
Statement

Standing up for human rights more important than ever

Standing up for human rights more important than ever   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 10 December 2020   Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable... Read more

3 December 2020
Statement

The health systems we build back after COVID must reach everyone

The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone   Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December, 2020  ... Read more

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

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