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8 March 2019

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director for International Women's Day

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019 Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices   Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the

8 March 2019

Restoring dignity of women with POP treatment

Gondar, Amhara Region of Ethiopia: Welela Sheferaw, 46, is very much looking forward to receiving surgical treatment at the University of Gondar Specialized Hospital for her Utero-vaginal prolapse, a condition she has lived with painfully for quite a long time.  Married at the age of twelve, Welela started giving birth at a

20 February 2019

UNFPA supported safe house launched in Mekele

A UNFPA supported safe house run by the Women Association of Tigray was launched today in the City of Mekele, in the Tigray Regional State. The safe house set up in a building made available by the Women Association of Tigray will be supporting women and girls who are survivors of sexual and gender-based violence. Speaking at



The National HIV Prevention Road Map which was developed by the Federal HIV/AIDS...
This booklet produced by UNFPA highlights the important work that midwives are doing to...

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