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26 October 2018
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Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend - State of World Population 2018 launch in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more

19 October 2018
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New regional framework will strengthen UNFPA response to Horn of Africa and Yemen crises

A strategy meeting on the Horn of Africa and Yemen was held by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in Addis Ababa on 13 and 14 October to develop a framework and action plan to guide the Fund’... Read more

5 October 2018
News

Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more

12 September 2018
Press Release

Kenya Lays Foundation for Minimum Initial Service Package

Nairobi, 03 August 2018 – Kenya experiences cyclic natural disasters and emergencies attributed to natural and man-made triggers.  Natural disasters have included epidemics, droughts, floods,... Read more

11 July 2018
Statement

Family planning is a human right

MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY  Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director   ***   Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly... Read more

20 June 2018
Statement

World Refugee Day - Include All, Empower All

The United Nations' (UN) World Refugee Day is marked annually on June 20th. The day was established by the General Assembly of United Nations for the refugees to pay tribute to the courage, strength... Read more

6 June 2018
News

Achieving Transformative Results - 9th Country Programme Approved

NEW YORK, United States - UNFPA’s ninth Kenya Country Programme 2018-2023 was approved by the Executive Board on June 5, 2018 following a compelling statement outlining the Fund’s key achievements in... Read more

28 May 2018
News

Celebrating Menstruation, from Menarche to Menopause

On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health Management Symposium on 28-29 May in Johannesburg, South Africa Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East... Read more

23 May 2018
Statement

Leaving no one behind: Let us commit to ending fistula now!

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2018 Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a woman’s... Read more

30 April 2018
News

Midwives Leading the Way with Quality Care

The theme of this year’s International Day of the Midwife, “Midwives Leading the Way with Quality Care”, is well in line with the national government agenda of Universal Health Coverage. The midwives... Read more

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