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11 April 2018
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Herat, 11 April 2018 - The Afghan Ministry of Public Health with technical support from UNFPA the United Nations Agency for reproductive health and rights and the generous financial support from the... Read more
8 March 2018
Press Release
KABUL, 8 March 2018 - The United Nations in Afghanistan marks International Women’s Day today, recognizing the global movement for women’s rights and the work of activists who have been central to... Read more
21 February 2018
Press Release
Kabul, 21 February 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Economy representing the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan signed the Standard Basic Assistance... Read more
21 January 2018
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The Republic of Korea has stepped up its long-running support for UNFPA’s response to gender-based violence (GBV) in Afghanistan with a recent contribution of $5.4 million. These funds will help... Read more
3 January 2018
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In spite of significant progress on reduction of maternal and child mortality, Afghanistan is still among the countries with the  highest maternal and child mortality rate. Average family size is... Read more
27 December 2017
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With the technical and financial support of UNFPA, Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan established its second obstetric fistula treatment centre in Herat regional hospital. UNFPA provided... Read more
27 December 2017
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It was midnight in the remote mountainous village of Arvige in Chesht-e Sharif district, Herat province of Afghanistan. Khurshid, an Afghan mother was 16 weeks pregnant with her 5th child. Amena, 22... Read more
22 November 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – “That’s what’s left of my teeth after my husband beat me,” Ameera* said at a women’s shelter in south-western Yemen. She held out three white shards, which she keeps as... Read more
21 November 2017
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21, November 2017 – The Afghan Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) with technical and financial support from UNFPA – the United Nations Population Fund handed over Family Life Education material to the... Read more
18 October 2017
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Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality Unchecked inequality, failure to protect the rights of the poorest women could lead to unrest, undermine peace and world’s... Read more

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