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23 July 2017

Statement by the Representative of UNFPA Afghanistan, Dr. Bannet Ndyanabangi at the Second meeting of the Afghanistan Youth Parliament 23rd July 2017

Your Excellency the Chief Executive, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah Your Excellency Speaker of Mishrano Jirga, Honourable Deputies, Honourable Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs Ambassadors and International Embassy staff Distinguished guests, UN agencies colleagues, Government and civil society partners, Media representatives, Ladies and

Lu Bu, a caseworker on gender-based violence in Myanmar, works with a survivor. Photo: UNFPA / Yenny Gamming.

28 June 2017

PARTNERSHIPS, EMPOWERMENT AND ACTION: A MULTI-SECTORAL RESPONSE TO END GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

United Nations agencies convene over 100 government and civil society partners from 12 countries for a landmark meeting in Bangkok to respond to gender-based violence Bangkok, June 28, 2017 – Governments, civil society and the United Nations in Asia and the Pacific are strengthening the roll-out and implementation of a multi-

5 April 2017

UNFPA Develops the First Midwifery Helpline in Afghanistan

Midwives save lives. If the need for midwives is met in Afghanistan, around two thirds of maternal and newborn deaths could be averted. UNFPA is   supporting the training of professional midwives in Afghanistan. Recently, UNFPA realized that due to the pressing needs, trained midwives were immediately deployed to work in the

5 April 2017

Meaningful and Comprehensive Actions by Every Member of the Society to End Violence against Women (#EndVAW2016 / #16daysofactivism)

National Conference: Gender-based violence key stakeholders to renew commitments to EndVAW Kabul, 4 December 2016 – Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), UNFPA-the United Nations Population Fund in Kabul came together to renew commitments to End Violence against Women and Girls in Afghanistan as part of the campaign for the 16-days

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