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1 July 2017
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UNFPA works with the Afghan Parliament as the society’s bridge voicing population issues. Understanding the unique role of the Afghan Parliament in population development, and promoting data... 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 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
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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
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“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
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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

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