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1 July 2017
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Family planning is one of the key tools which can lift a nation out of poverty, drastically improve the health of the nation’s mothers, their children, improve the household economic situation and... Read more
1 July 2017
On July 10, 2017 the Afghan Ministry of Economy with technical support from UNFPA – the United Nations Population Fund – presented the National Population Policy to the Afghanistan Parliamentary... Read more
28 June 2017
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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
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
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UNFPA has been supporting the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to develop its national policies and strategies in alignment with the Millennium Development Goal (MDGs) the... Read more
5 April 2017
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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... Read more
5 April 2017
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Dr. Ndyanabangi visited UNFPA field projects in Bamyan and Herat Provinces to oversee and provide guidance on UNFPA work in the province. In addition to monitoring UNFPA field work first hand, the... Read more

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