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8 March 2018
News

Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018 The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more

8 March 2018
Statement

Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018 The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more

22 February 2018
News

Delivering into chaos: How UNFPA is helping women give life in a dignified manner

The morning of August 20th, 2017 began like any other day for Lena Towai aged 35, and a mother of seven. Living in a pastoral community in Tangulbei in East Pokot County, her day involved taking care... Read more

6 February 2018
Statement

A race against trends

JOINT STATEMENT UNFPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DR. NATALIA KANEM UNICEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR HENRIETTA H. FORE International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February... Read more

6 February 2018
Statement

A race against trends

Joint Statement UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore     International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February... Read more

2 December 2017
Statement

Uphold the Right to Health for All to End AIDS by 2030

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director for World AIDS Day 2017 One new HIV infection is one too many – and in 2016 there were 1.8 million. In adopting the Sustainable Development Goals, the... Read more

30 November 2017
Statement

Commit to ending gender-based violence by 2030

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women November 2017   Rohingya refugees fleeing into Bangladesh have... Read more

21 November 2017
News

How Dalia Overcame Gender Violence Amidst Surmounting Challenges

Picture this: The year is 2001. You fall in love with the man of your dreams. Before you know it, you are married. Two years into the marriage, you have lost count of the physical and psychological... Read more

23 October 2017
Statement

The State of World Population 2017 - Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality

Welcome to the launch of The State of World Population 2017, entitled, Worlds Apart: Reproductive Health and Rights in an Age of Inequality. I’m Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, the... Read more

16 October 2017
Press Release

EMPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises

Since 2012, 11 October has been marked as the International Day of the Girl. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges faced by girls while promoting girls' empowerment and the... Read more

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