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16 October 2017
Press Release
Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges faced by girls while promoting girls' empowerment and the... Read more
16 October 2017
In the News
The Graca Machel Trust, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and Nailab committed today to shoulder efforts in launching the IAM Accelerator 2.0 and harness the potential of women entrepreneurs... Read more
4 October 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
22 September 2017
Press Release
NEW YORK, Sept 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Private Sector Health Partnership Kenya (PSHP Kenya) today announced a new multiyear Masterplan, new investments and new membership at the Every Woman Every... Read more
28 July 2017
In the News
In a world that is quickly transforming, there is need to enhance processes of developing and strengthening skills, instincts, abilities, processes and resources that students need in order to... Read more
24 July 2017
Feature Story
“I woke up one morning, and my father told me that we were poor and needed money,” says Faith Kiraison, a 13-year-old girl in Naikarra, Narok County. Confused, Faith didn’t understand why her father... Read more
17 July 2017
In the News
Community Life Centre to reduce maternal, newborn deaths in Mandera
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in collaboration with Philips, the Dutch health technology company and the County Government of Mandera inaugurated the first Mandera Community Life Center (... Read more
6 June 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS— With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was... Read more
22 May 2017
Did you know that more than two million women still live with obstetric fistula, and 50,000 to 100,000 develop fistula every year! Obstetric fistula is a hole between the birth canal and bladder or... Read more
4 May 2017
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that midwives do every day, often in very trying circumstances. Thanks to midwives, millions of women each year... Read more

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