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25 November 2016
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This is 2016 and yet one in three women worldwide still experiences or has experienced some form of physical or sexual violence, usually perpetrated by someone she knows. Moreover, millions of women... Read more
20 November 2016
“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
18 October 2016
Press Release
Kabul - October 18, 2016 – Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Afghanistan launched the highlights of the results of Balkh Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey (SDES) at the CSO office. In... Read more
11 October 2016
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016 “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita,... Read more
5 September 2016
Press Release
Kabul, 05 September, 2016. Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs and Ministry of Women Affairs, with the Technical Support of UNFPA organized a One-Day consensus-building workshop for the endorsement of... Read more
20 July 2016
Statement
The international community has committed to a new sustainable development agenda built on the principles of equity and human rights.  A central objective of the Sustainable Development Goals is to... Read more
20 July 2016
Press Release
Invest in Teenage Girls for a More Just, Stable and Peaceful World
Kabul 20 July 2016 – Ministry of Economy (MoEc) of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and United National Population Fund (UNFPA), other government ministries, national and... Read more
20 July 2016
Statement
The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities... Read more
4 June 2016
Press Release
UNFPA – The United National Population Fund Partners with Ministry of Women’s Affairs and Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs to Develop a National Action Plan to Eliminate Early and Child Marriage
Kabul 04 June 2016 – UNFPA, Ministry of Women’s Affairs and the Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan organized a workshop to bring together the... Read more
1 June 2016
Press Release
“Ending Fistula within a Generation” International Day to End Obstetric Fistula
Kabul 1 June 2016–On the commemoration of the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (OF) Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Afghanistan Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AFSOG) and... Read more

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