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1 July 2017
In the News
UNFPA decentralized and cascaded the training on Gender-based Violence (GBV) of Police Sector to Master Trainers from 15 provinces, who will then replicate the training in each of their provinces. To... Read more
1 July 2017
In the News
UNFPA works with the Afghan Parliament as the society’s bridge voicing population issues. Understanding the unique role of the Afghan Parliament in population development, and promoting data... Read more
1 July 2017
In the News
UNFPA is providing reproductive health services and commodities during times of emergency to the crisis-hit population through the limited health facilities in those areas. UNFPA’s support is also... Read more
1 July 2017
In the News
UNFPA is providing reproductive health services and commodities during times of emergency to crisis-hit population through the limited health facilities in those areas. UNFPA’s support is also... 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
“Investing in 10-Year-Old Girls Could Yield Huge Demographic Dividends, Pump Millions into Afghanistan’s Economy” UNFPA Flagship Report State of the World Population 2016
Forced and early marriage, child labour and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development agenda, warns UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in... Read more

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