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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
In the News
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
In the News
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
5 April 2017
In the News
UNFPA Afghanistan’s family planning programme has been working with a number of partners, including Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Ministry of Haj and Religious Affairs and Ministry of Women’s... Read more
5 April 2017
In the News
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... Read more
5 April 2017
Feature Story
“I examined the mother, only to find out that she had carried her dead fetus for weeks”, said Alia Ayar, a UNFPA midwife providing obstetric emergency care in times of humanitarian crises around... Read more
5 April 2017
In the News
UNFPA Supports the Convening of the First Youth Parliament in Afghanistan
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani inaugurated the first Youth Parliament in Afghanistan on 14th August 2016 at the National Parliament’s upper chamber. The youth parliament was held from 14 – 17 August... 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
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
4 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more

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