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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... Read more

12 September 2020
Statement

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

South-South cooperation is needed more than ever. Yet, multilateral action is under serious threat, even as the COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the... Read more

19 August 2020
Statement

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

On World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA commemorates those injured or killed in the course of their duties, and we pay tribute to those who continue to... Read more

18 August 2020
News

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... Read more

12 August 2020
Statement

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people are taking action to solve problems in their... Read more

20 July 2020
Press Release

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, YuWaah and UN agencies join hands for empowering young people in India

The partnership, in collaboration with UN in India (UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UNODC, UNEP, UNHCR and ILO), aims to develop the potential of young people... Read more

17 July 2020
News

Because she counts

Covid-19 threatens to undo the gains made towards addressing sexual and reproductive health needs and enforcing rights of women.

10 July 2020
News

Ensuring maternal healthcare during a pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has taken a staggering toll worldwide. As countries are under lockdown and health systems are struggling to cope, sexual and... Read more

30 June 2020
News

State of World Population 2020

Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their... Read more

30 June 2020
News

Her stories: How girls in India are turning to education instead of child marriage

Many parents in India think child marriage is good for the whole family. They are influenced by economic pressures and social norms that place lower... Read more

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