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11 July 2020
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The UNFPA Afghanistan supported Youth Health Line operates through the Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan – Photo: Zaeem Abdul Rahman/UNFPA Afghanistan
  11 July 2020   Story by: Zaeem Abdul Rahman   The COVID-19 pandemic is overwhelming even the most robust health systems. Now imagine the situation in Afghanistan: ongoing conflict, weak health... Read more
30 June 2020
Press Release
30 June 2020, Kabul, Afghanistan – Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends... Read more
17 September 2019
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – Feeling right at home in an academic environment, 38-year-old Mohammad Jawad Shahab, a lecturer at Kabul University, dreams of pioneering the master’s program in statistics and... Read more
19 August 2019
Statement
Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA salutes those who respond to crises around the world. This year, we call attention... Read more
19 August 2019
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JALALABAD, Afghanistan – Educating girls is still a taboo for many families in some parts of rural Afghanistan. 17-year-old Fariba lives in Safi Abad, a suburb of the eastern city of Jalalabad. She... Read more
12 August 2019
Statement
My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25 years... Read more
30 July 2019
Statement
Trafficking in persons exploits the most vulnerable among us, those often already disadvantaged and marginalized, including refugees and migrants. No country is immune.   More than 70 percent of... Read more
27 July 2019
News
NANGARHAR, Afghanistan – Raihana Bibi is a 30-year-old mother of four children – one boy and three girls. Their family returned to Afghanistan from Pakistan and settled in Nangarhar Province about... Read more
25 July 2019
News
  Kabul, Afghanistan/UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem joined a high-level delegation of women UN leaders on an intensive two-day “solidarity mission” to... Read more
24 July 2019
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On a joint UN “solidarity mission” to Afghanistan focused on women, peace and security, Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem recognized the dedication and hard work of colleagues in the UNFPA Country... Read more

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