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8 March 2023
Innovation for women and girls must keep pace with needs of those in crisis and humanitarian settings

Innovation for women and girls must keep pace with needs of those in crisis and humanitarian settings.

A joint statement by UNFPA Representative Anders Thomsen, and Kenya Red Cross Secretary General Dr. Asha Mohammed on International Women's Day.

21 February 2023
A tour of Langata sub-county hospital, Nairobi, by a delegation from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India

UNFPA facilitates Kenya and India South-South learning on Family Planning

A team from India led by Dr. S.K Sikdar Advisor, Maternal Health and Family Planning, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, visited Kenya to learn... Read more

21 February 2023
The color fest event incorporated art to engage the community on self-care and awareness strategies

Color fest: Using art to raise awareness against gender-based violence in Kibera

With support from the government of Japan, UNFPA has partnered with Reach Alternatives and the Kenya Red Cross to help communities in Kibera build... Read more

16 February 2023
UNFPA hands over family planning supplies worth Kenya Shillings 500 million  to the Ministry of Health

UNFPA hands over Kes 500 Million worth of contraceptives and reproductive health supplies to the Ministry of Health

Nairobi,16th February 2023 - Contraceptives worth Kes 500 Million were today handed over to the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (KEMSA) for... Read more

15 February 2023
Official launch of the third annual progress report on implementation of Kenya's ICPD25 country commitments.

Kenya marks third anniversary of ICPD25 Nairobi summit with progress report on commitments made

The third report on the implementation of Kenya’s 17 commitments made at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 shows that the country continues to make... Read more

2 February 2023
UNFPA Representative in Kenya Anders Thomsen addresses participants at the National Cancer Summit.

UNFPA leads call for greater investments in screening and prevention of reproductive cancers at first-ever National Cancer Summit

“In 2020, Kenya reported 42,000 new cancer cases and 27,000 cancer-related deaths,” says Kenya Health Cabinet Secretary Susan Nakhumicha. “Notably,... Read more

20 January 2023
The household-based survey shows that teenage pregnancy rates declined to 15% in 2022, from 18% in 2014.

Kenya Demographic and Health Survey 2022 key indicators report shows drop in FGM, teen pregnancy rates

The Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) 2022 key indicators report released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics reveals that Kenya is... Read more

10 January 2023
 45,000 individuals fled the drought in Somalia in 2022, seeking refuge at the Daadab refugee camps of Hagadera, Ifo, and Dagaha

Fleeing drought in Somalia, women and girls in Daadab refugee camp grapple with gender-based violence risks

Rukia Yaroow Ali arrived at the Hagadera refugee camp in Daadab just 16 days ago. The 38-year-old says hunger and insecurity forced her to flee her... Read more

6 January 2023
Nitasimama Imara equips young men with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively engage their communities

“Nitasimama Imara” men and boys network rallies to end FGM and promote gender equality in Elgeyo Marakwet county

Bravely walking around in his community, displaying the skills of a fully trained community influencer, is Nitasimama Imara champion Felix Ledaa... Read more

20 December 2022
Motorcycle Ambulance

Motorcycle ambulance helps women in drought-stricken community access life-saving maternal healthcare

In the month of November 2022, UNFPA through the International Rescue Committee (IRC) donated a motorcycle ambulance to the Katilu sub-county... Read more