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8 May 2019
News

UNFPA advocacy event highlights the need to redouble efforts to ensure reproductive rights and choices for all

A high level advocacy event held today around the theme of the State of World Population 2019 – UNFPA’s flagship report – “Unfinished business in the pursuit of rights and choices for all”... Read more

29 April 2019
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UNFPA says UN Youth Results Group contributing to youth engagement

In a discussion that the UN Country Team held today with the UN Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake, it was disclosed that the UN Results Group on the Youth is contributing to youth engagement... Read more

16 April 2019
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A Young anti-FGM Champion

Tigist Alemayehu, 16-, is a 7th grade student at the Fullasa Catholic Primary School in Yibra town in Sothern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region. She was planning to bet cut during her summer... Read more

10 April 2019
Press Release

World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019— The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more

10 April 2019
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Project on women’s & girl’s economic empowerment and social protection phased out

The Economic and Social Women Empowerment and Protection of Women and Girls from Harmful Traditional Practices Project was officially closed today in the presence of partners and stakeholders. The 16... Read more

1 April 2019
News

Promoting Safe Motherhood through Maternity Waiting Homes

Basoliben District, Amhara Region of ETHIOPIA: In Ethiopia, rural women like Fikre Molla, who spent their last days of pregnancy in Maternity Waiting Homes and gave birth at a health institution, are... Read more

29 March 2019
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Study claims rapidly falling fertility and changing population age structure could spur development in Ethiopia

A new study entitled “From Land of Famine to Land of Hope: Will Ethiopia Become a Model for an African Upswing?” states if Ethiopia sustains the development gains made through targeted investments in... Read more

8 March 2019
Statement

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... Read more

8 March 2019
News

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... Read more

20 February 2019
News

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... Read more

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