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12 August 2016
In the News
Winners of the innovation accelerator with the expert judges at Nailab in Nairobi on August 4, 2016. Photo by UNFPA Kenya. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in collaboration with Nailab, a... Read more
13 July 2016
Feature Story
At the bloom of her youth, exactly 50 years ago, Jumwa Kabibu Kai, a resident of Kidutani, a small village in Chonyi, Kilifi County, Kenya, was psychologically prepared for the birth of her second... Read more
13 July 2016
Statement
The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities... Read more
27 June 2016
In the News
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and Melinda Gates of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on 27 June 2016 undertook a joint mission to Kenya to... Read more
13 June 2016
Statement
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in collaboration with Nailab, a technology business incubator, has launched an innovation accelerator, dubbed iAccelerator, focused on promoting youth sexual... Read more
25 May 2016
Press Release
ISTANBUL, 24 May 2016–The World Humanitarian Summit concluded here today with a demonstrated resolve to live up to the pledge to leave no one behind, including the more than 60 million displaced, and... Read more
10 May 2016
Feature Story
The development path followed by the health systems of mature economies is neither feasible nor desirable for emerging economies. It is too expensive, time-consuming and inefficient. At the World... Read more
5 May 2016
Statement
International Day of the Midwife 2016 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, The United Nations Population Fund 5 May 2016 On this International Day of the Midwife, UNFPA,... Read more
22 March 2016
Press Release
Ms Gina Din
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has designated Ms. Gina Din Kariuki as Honorary Ambassador. Ms. Din will support the Fund’s efforts to empower women and adolescent girls, with a focus on... Read more
28 January 2016
When President Barack Obama made his first visit to Kenya as US President last year, one of the poignant messages he left was an exhortation for communities to shun cultures that degrade women and... Read more

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