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8 December 2020

Panel discussion held on the role of FBOs in the fight against gender-based violence

A panel discussion UNFPA jointly organized with the Norwegian Church Aid today deliberated on the unique role of faith-based organizations (FBOs) in the fight against gender-based violence and... Read more

4 December 2020

UNFPA partnered to launch campaign against gender-based violence

UNFPA partnered with the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) to launch in Ethiopia today the Red Card Campaign against all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls.... Read more

2 December 2020

UNFPA supported One Stop Center launched

A One Stop Center established at the premises of the Dilla University Referral Hospital with financial and technical support of UNFPA was inaugurated today. The center will provide services to... Read more

23 November 2020

UNFPA jointly organizes training on sexual and reproductive health in emergencies

The training of trainers on Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for sexual and reproductive health in emergencies which UNFPA organized together with the Ethiopian Public Health Institute and the... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

Despite global COVID-19 crisis, governments uphold support for women’s and girls’ health and rights, one year after historic Summit

New York, 12 November 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations,... Read more

23 October 2020

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

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

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

A UNFPA supported toll-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

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