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23 July 2017
Press Release
Afghan youth has the potential to lift the country out of poverty
Kabul, 23 July 2017 – The Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs and the National Assembly (particularly the Upper House) with technical and financial support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)... Read more
23 July 2017
Statement
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... Read more
17 July 2017
Feature Story
UNFPA Midwifery Helpline Supports Helps a Midwife Save a Mother’s Life in Remote Village
UNFPA Midwifery Helpline Supports Helps a Midwife Save a Mother’s Life in Remote Village “It was 7 in the morning and I had not yet started my working day, when Hafsa (not her real name) was brought... Read more
10 July 2017
Press Release
United Nations Population Fund Presents the National Population Policy to the Afghanistan Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development
July 10 – The Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan through the Ministry of Economy with technical support from UNFPA – the United Nations Population Fund presented the National Population... Read more
28 June 2017
In the News
Lu Bu, a caseworker on gender-based violence in Myanmar, works with a survivor. Photo: UNFPA / Yenny Gamming.
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 –... Read more
20 June 2017
Press Release
Australia pledges significant additional support for UNFPA’s emergency humanitarian work in Afghanistan to save the lives of women and girls
Australia pledges significant additional support for UNFPA’s emergency humanitarian work in Afghanistan to save the lives of women and girls Two million Australian dollars to support crucial... Read more
5 June 2017
UNFPA mourns the passing away of Executive Director Dr Babatunde Osotimehin
UNITED NATIONS — With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night. He was... Read more
25 May 2017
UNFPA Newly Established Obstetric Fistula Center in Herat Treats 27 Afghan Mothers
“I was told that my repair surgery will be done on Wednesday. The night before I couldn’t sleep. I was happy, nervous, anxious and scared. I couldn’t believe this day was finally coming. I couldn’t... Read more
18 April 2017
Together We Can End Child Marriage
18 April 2017 – Afghan Ministries of Information and Culture (MoIC) and Women’s Affairs (MoWA) with the support from the Embassy of Canada and UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund) launched the... Read more
5 April 2017
In the News
Under a heavy shower of rain, in a flooded remote village of Daikundi, 24 year old Khadija was stuck under a collapsed wall with no hope for help. Khadija lived with her two underage kids while her... Read more

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