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9 September 2018
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In collaboration with the Afghanistan National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA), UNFPA organized a workshop with Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Martyrs... Read more
9 September 2018
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“I still hear my mother’s cries and moans in pain. I can recall how exhausted she finally was before she surrendered to death”, says Freshta a student of midwifery at the Herat Institute of Health... Read more
9 September 2018
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Last year, in August 2018, we saw President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the Dr Abdullah Abdullah formally welcome the National Youth Parliament of Afghanistan and publically acknowledge this positive... Read more
9 September 2018
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UNFPA in Afghanistan provides technical and financial support to the Afghanistan National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) in its lead role of data for development generation, management,... Read more
17 July 2018
Press Release
  Only 20 per cent of currently married women use a modern method of contraceptive, Family planning can help avert maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity, Family planning can improve the... Read more
11 April 2018
Press Release
Herat, 11 April 2018 - The Afghan Ministry of Public Health with technical support from UNFPA and the generous financial support from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation inaugurated 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

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