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5 April 2017
News
Giving Life Costs Some Afghan Mothers their Life or a Life of Misery
“I didn’t know what happened to me after I gave birth to my first child. I had uncontrollable discharge of faeces and urine,” said Arifa, 22. Arifa was afflicted by obstetric fistula, a child birth... Read more
5 April 2017
News
UNFPA has been supporting the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to develop its national policies and strategies in alignment with the Millennium Development Goal (MDGs) the... Read more
5 April 2017
News
Midwives save lives. If the need for midwives is met in Afghanistan, around two thirds of maternal and newborn deaths could be averted. UNFPA is   supporting the training of professional midwives in... Read more
5 April 2017
News
Dr. Ndyanabangi visited UNFPA field projects in Bamyan and Herat Provinces to oversee and provide guidance on UNFPA work in the province. In addition to monitoring UNFPA field work first hand, the... Read more
4 April 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from want and fear, without discrimination. Gender equality is also vital to sustainable development, peace and... Read more
7 March 2017
Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan Herat, 07 March 2017 – Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Afghanistan launched the final report of data set for Herat Socio-Demographic and... Read more
31 January 2017
Press Release
Central Statistics Organization of Afghanistan Kabul, 31 January 2017 – Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Afghanistan launched the highlights of Nimroz Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey... Read more
20 December 2016
Press Release
Kabul, 20 December 2016 – Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Afghanistan launched the highlights of Herat Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey during a press event at CSO. CSO with the support... Read more
4 December 2016
Press Release
National Conference: Gender-based violence key stakeholders to renew commitments to EndVAW Kabul, 4 December 2016 – Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), UNFPA-the United Nations Population Fund in Kabul... Read more

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