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16 April 2019
Press Release

LAUNCH OF THE STATE OF WORLD POPULATION REPORT (SWOP) 2019: UNFINISHED BUSINESS – THE PURSUIT OF RIGHTS AND CHOICES FOR ALL

Kabul, 16 April 2019 – The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) and UNFPA Afghanistan today jointly launched the State of World Population Report (SWOP) 2019. The UNFPA flagship... Read more

16 April 2019
News

State of World Population Report (SWOP) 2019 launched in Afghanistan

The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) and UNFPA Afghanistan today jointly launched the State of World Population Report (SWOP) 2019. The UNFPA flagship report is about the... Read more

29 March 2019
News
The ICPD marked a revolution in thinking about sexual and reproductive health and rights. © UN Photo

Explainer: What is the ICPD and why does it matter?

UNITED NATIONS, New York – This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ICPD – a milestone in reproductive health and rights. On Monday, world leaders are gathering at the United Nations to discuss... Read more

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
News

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

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