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23 October 2020
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UNFPA and CSA jointly advocate on setting up IMIS in Somali Region

A two-day advocacy meeting was organized in the Somali Region between 21 and 22 October on the importance of establishing the multi-sectoral web-based Integrated Management Information System (IMIS... Read more

20 October 2020
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Trusting statistics to tell the story

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On World Statistics Day, 20 October 2020   A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-... Read more

11 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020     It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard.   Today, on the International... Read more

9 October 2020
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A UNFPA supported too-free call centre launched in Gambella Region

A toll free call centre which will be used to provide counselling on maternal and child health and to report incidents of gender-based violence perpetrated against women and children was inaugurated... Read more

20 August 2020
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UNFPA co-organizes a virtual youth health forum

The first National Adolescent and Youth Health Forum in Ethiopia was held virtually today under the theme “Let’s connect for improved adolescent and youth Health”. The forum was co-organized by the... Read more

12 August 2020
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Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

 Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020   As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people... Read more

22 July 2020
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UNFPA handed-over equipment to police departments

UNFPA today handed-over office equipment, furniture and supplies to the Children and Women units of two Addis Ababa City Administration sub-city police departments. The support which was provided... Read more

11 July 2020
Statement

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day   Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his call for a... Read more

30 June 2020
Statement

The State of World Population 2020: Against my will: defying the practices that harm women and girls and undermine equality

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem    Imagine a girl. She’s 12 years old. She loves school. Her teacher says she has a gift for math. Then one morning, when she wakes up, her... Read more

15 June 2020
Statement

Bending the Arc of History Towards Justice

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the Fight Against Systemic Racism and Discrimination We are living through turbulent, trying times. This is a moment of suffering for many... Read more

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