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23 May 2019
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Treatment for traumatic childbirth injury gives new hope to women in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan – “I saw myself as the living dead,” 50-year-old Laila told UNFPA. She suffered terribly while giving birth in Pakistan 27 years ago. The prolonged, obstructed labour left her with... Read more
6 May 2019
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Najiba works in one of the hardest-to-reach, poorest areas of Bamyan. © UNFPA Afghanistan
YAKAWLANG/SANGTAKHAT, Afghanistan – Midwives serve in some of the most remote health posts in the world, saving the lives of women and babies in settings that are often harsh and resource-poor. And... Read more
16 April 2019
Press Release
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
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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
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The ICPD marked a revolution in thinking about sexual and reproductive health and rights. © UN Photo
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
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
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
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
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 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

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