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30 June 2020
News

Five things you didn’t know about practices that harm girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and... Read more

30 June 2020
Press Release

Confronting the silent and endemic crisis of harmful practices

Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report 30 June 2020, NEW YORK—Every year,... Read more

19 June 2020
Statement

A Blight on Humanity’s Conscience

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict   Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective... Read more

23 May 2020
News

Mwanamke aelezea jinsi maisha yalivyomsononesha na ugonjwa wa fistula

Huku Ulimwengu ukitenga siku ya hamasisho dhidi ya ugonjwa wa nasuri Jumamosi iliyopita. Evelyne Shani alikuwa miongoni mwa wagonjwa wengi waliofanyiwa upasuaji wa bure katika hospitali ya rufaa ya... Read more

27 April 2020
News

Communities have to be on the frontlines of ending FGM

If Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was dead, all the 67 girls currently at Tasaru Girls Center in Narok County would be at home with their families. Not at this safe house where they run to in fear... Read more

26 April 2020
News

Presidential Commitment To End Female Genital Mutilation By 2022

On the 4th of June, 2019, His Excellency (H.E) President Uhuru Kenyatta made a firm commitment to put an end to female genital mutilation (FGM) by the year 2022. The enactment of the Prohibition of... Read more

13 March 2020
News

Taking reproductive health commodities to the last mile

UNFPA has launched a program dubbed “the last mile Kenya” implemented through a public-private partnership between KEMSA (Kenya Medical Supplies Authority) and Coca Cola Beverage Africa, which seeks... Read more

20 February 2020
News

Government incorporates young people in efforts to end FGM

With FGM having been outlawed, the government is using all means in its hands to ensure that the harmful cultural practices is completely abandoned. At the national level, the government is... Read more

7 February 2020
News

Communities have to be on the frontlines of ending FGM

If Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was dead, all the 67 girls currently at Tasaru Girls Center in Narok County would be at home with their families. Not at this safe house where they run to in fear... Read more

24 May 2019
News

People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

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