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1 December 2022
Statement
World AIDS Day

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2022

Equal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights is crucial for all 8 billion people in our world today. The urgent call to dismantle... Read more

25 November 2022
News
President Sahle-Work Zewde launching the campaign

President of Ethiopia launched 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based violence campaign was launched today by H.E. Sahle-Work Zewde, President of the Federal Democratic... Read more

25 November 2022
News
Woman at a UNFPA Dignity Kit distribution from Afar region, Ethiopia

Stop the crisis of violence against women and girls: stand in solidarity and say “enough”

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2022.

24 November 2022
News
Handover Ceremony of supplies at Gedeo and West Guji

Medical equipment and supplies worth over $200 thousand handed over to Gedeo and West Guji zones by UNFPA with funding from KOICA

Medical equipment and supplies worth over $200 thousand handed over to Gedeo and West Guji zones by UNFPA with funding from KOICA

16 November 2022
Press Release
Deka Soane,13, dropped out school as she has to support her family fetching water to avoid any further animal loss. She walks mi

UNFPA appeals for $113.7 million as women’s and girls’ needs soar in Horn of Africa

UNFPA appeals for $113.7 million as women’s and girls’ needs soar in Horn of Africa.

15 November 2022
Press Release
World at 8 Billion

As the world’s population hits 8 billion people, UN calls for solidarity in advancing sustainable development for all

The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on 15 November 2022, signalling major improvements in public health that have lowered the risk... Read more

10 November 2022
News
Almaz receiving counseling from a health professional at the one stop center

GBV survivors receiving integrated response services as part of UNFPA supported programme

Gedeo Zone, ETHIOPIA – Thirty-five year old Almaz* and her two underage daughters suffered for years from trauma as a result of the sexual violence... Read more

27 October 2022
News
Dignitaries of Ministry of Health and UNFPA Representative a.i. launching the compact

UNFPA and Government of Ethiopia launch Country Compact on co-financing procurement of reproductive health commodities

UNFPA and the Ministry of Health today launched the Country Compact on co-financing the procurement of reproductive health commodities. The Country... Read more

24 October 2022
News
Tsilal Tsegay is eight months pregnant and at aged 44 is high-risk.  She had to sell her last cow to get to the maternity ward a

Maternal health crisis looms in Tigray - 83 percent of health facilities unable to provide services to pregnant women

Maternal health crisis looms in Tigray - 83 percent of health facilities unable to provide services to pregnant women

24 October 2022
News
Tirumaed Molla, a fistula survivor treated with the support of UNFPA at Hamlin Fistula Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Ending Fistula, Transforming Lives

Tirumaed Molla is currently a resident of the Desta Mender (Joy Village) – a rehabilitation center for fistula survivors set up by Hamlin Fistula... Read more

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