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10 March 2017
Statement
Gender equality is a human right
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
16 January 2017
Feature Story
Purity Bahati (left) and Naomi Kitsao (right) teen mothers in Kilifii County. Data from past studies show that about 13,000 girls drop out of school each year in Kenya due to pregnancy. Photo By UNFPA Kenya / Doulgas Waudo.
“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
13 October 2016
Feature Story
Aisha Tiro Bahero almost lost her life as a result of pregnancy related complications. Photo by UNFPA / Douglas Waudo.
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
1 October 2016
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on International Day of Older Persons, 1 October 2016   Population ageing – one of the most significant trends of the 21 st century –... Read more
15 September 2016
Feature Story
The official launch of the Midwives Association of Kenya officiated by Kenya’s Health Cabinet Secretary in Eldoret, Kenya. Photo by UNFPA KENYA
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
6 September 2016
Feature Story
Participants at the fistula camp visits the Beyond Zero mobile clinic
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
28 August 2016
Press Release
NAIROBI, 28 August 2016. African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, agreed today on more international actions to... Read more
26 August 2016
Dispatch
Nairobi, Kenya 26 August 2016 - Mr. Siddharth Chatterjee, has been appointed United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kenya where he will lead and coordinate 25 UN agencies in the country. He will also... Read more
19 August 2016
Statement
Message of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2016 This World Humanitarian Day, we call for global solidarity and stand together with everyone... Read more
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

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