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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 Two million Australian dollars to support crucial... Read more
5 June 2017
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
“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
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
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

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