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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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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

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

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

11 April 2018
Press Release

Herat Province witnesses the inauguration of Community Midwifery Education Programme, training midwives for new Family Health Houses in Herat and Ghor Provinces

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

“Time Is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”

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

The United Nations Population Fund and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Sign the Standard Basic Assistance Agreement

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

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