The Governments of Kenya and China in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are hosting the first ever Africa-China conference on Population and Development to discuss the... Read more
By: Gift Malunga, UNFPA Deputy Representative & Officer in Charge and Marko Lesukat, UNFPA Humanitarian Specialist
In a humanitarian crisis saving life is more than just providing food, shelter... Read more
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017
Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from... Read more
On her first trip as our new Honorary Ambassador Ms. Gina Din visited St Pius Uriri Boys Secondary School in Migori to join our Representative Mr. Siddharth Chatterjee for the First Lady’s 37th... Read more
“He told me he loved me, and I believed him,” says Purity Bahati. Little did she know that two years later, her world would literally turn upside down.
She began a sexual relationship with her... Read more
Population ageing – one of the most significant trends of the 21 st century – represents both a cause for celebration and a challenge. To ensure that everyone’s well-being is enhanced through this... Read more
WHEN Elenora Bukateci graduated with a nursing certificate in 1985 from what was then the Central Nursing School, the thought of operating midwifery clinics in an adopted country would have probably... Read more
The story of Aisha Tiro Bahero, aged 30 and a mother of six is not only one of resilience and determination, but also of how access to maternal and child health services is critical in saving women’s... Read more
Through technical and financial assistance from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Midwives Association of Kenya (MAK) was launched on August 11, 2016 in Eldoret, Kenya.
The historic... Read more
In April UNFPA supported a fistula training camp in Kilifi County organized by the Freedom from Fistula Foundation.
The free-of-charge week long camp provided training of health care workers and... Read more