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26 April 2020

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

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

8 March 2020

Kenya Runs to End FGM by 2022

The First Lady of the Republic of Kenya H.E Mar- garet Kenyatta on the 8th of March led thousands of Kenyans in kicking off the 2020 edition of the Beyond Zero Half Marathon at the Nyayo Stadium in... Read more

26 February 2020

FGM Stakeholders and Partners Hold Strategic Dialogue

The Ministry of Public Service and Gender and the Anti FGM Board with support from UNFPA hosted a Strategic Dialogue on FGM. The watershed event brought together develop- ment partners and other... Read more

20 February 2020

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

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

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

10 April 2019

World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019—The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more

19 February 2019

Representative's Remarks at Development Partners Briefing

It gives me great pleasure to join the Government of Kenya and all development partners in this consultative meeting on the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census. Your presence here today is a... Read more

5 December 2018

UNFPA works to optimize successful implementation of its Country Progamme for Kenya

Mombasa, 5 December 2018 – UNFPA, the sexual and reproductive health agency, and national partners met this week to review and plan the implementation of UNFPA’s ninth Country Programme for Kenya and... Read more