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13 March 2019
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UNFPA Afghanistan gets new Country Representative

UNFPA Afghanistan gets new Country Representative

The new UNFPA Afghanistan Country Representative, Mr. Koffi Kouame, officially assumed his duties at the UNFPA Afghanistan Country Office after presenting his Letter of Credence to the Ministry of... Read more

2 February 2019
Press Release

FAMILY PLANNING SUMMIT: RENEWING COMMITMENT TO THE FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM

Kabul, 2 February 2019 – The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in collaboration with UNFPA Afghanistan and other international health partners today convened a one-day national summit... Read more

18 December 2018
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Young people make their voices heard

Young people make their voices heard through the Afghan Youth Parliament

UNFPA Afghanistan supported the third session of the Afghan Youth Parliament held on 6-8 December 2018 at Parliament House in Kabul. The event, which was inaugurated by Second Vice President H.E... Read more

13 December 2018
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Changing lives through obstetric repair surgery

Changing lives through obstetric repair surgery

Tackling obstetric fistula – which causes life-changing health problems for women – is a key feature of UNFPA Afghanistan’s work. UNFPA supported the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in establishing... Read more

26 November 2018
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Fauzia’s story of survival and triumph against all odds

Fauzia arrived at the UNFPA supported Family Protection Centre (FPC) in Herat Province in an extremely bad psychological and physical condition, with visible wounds and injuries to her body, from... Read more

9 September 2018
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UNFPA Afghanistan Organizes Socio-demographic and Economic Survey Data In-depth Analysis and Journalists Briefing Workshops

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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Story of Freshta: A Dream Comes True

“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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Potential Unleashed; from the Afghanistan Youth Parliament to candidacy for the Afghan Parliament

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 Afghanistan Partners with Afghanistan National Statistics and Information Authority: promoting data generation and utilization

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

Afghanistan Commemorates the World Population Day 2018; “Family Planning is a Human Right”

  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

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