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25 December 2019

UNFPA supports establishment of IMIS in Amhara Region

The Amhara Region Planning Commission launched today the web-based Integrated Management Information System (IMIS). UNFPA provided financial and technical support for setting up the system.   ... Read more

18 December 2019
Press Release

KOICA funded Programme on Adolescent and Youth Family Planning and SRH launched

A five-year programme titled Integrated Programme on Family planning and Sexual and Reproductive Health among Adolescents and Youth (2019-2023) funded by the Korean International Cooperation Agency (... Read more

12 December 2019

UNFPA co-organized event highlights enhancing role of adolescents and youth on HIV prevention

UNFPA in collaboration with the Gambella Region HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office organized a panel discussion under the theme “Enhancing the Role of the Youth and Adolescents on HIV Prevention... Read more

11 December 2019

High Level Advocacy event celebrates role of women in protecting and advancing rights of women and girls

A High Level advocacy event co-organized by the Ministry of Women, Children and Youth Affairs, Ethiopian Human Rights Commission and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, took place on the Human... Read more

2 December 2019

Canadian Government delegation pays visit to UNFPA supported interventions

UNFPA supported interventions which are part of the Preventing and Responding to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, including HTPs, and Rehabilitation of Survivors Programme were visited in the... Read more

25 November 2019

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it remains widespread around the globe. Sexual violence is an epidemic that thrives in times of conflict and during emergencies, once the... Read more

22 November 2019

UNFPA Statement in Memory of the late Bogaletch Gebre

Ethiopia lost an icon and a staunch advocate of the right of women and girls. The late Bogaletch Gebre, Boge as she was fondly referred to, dedicated much of her life battling practices such as... Read more

13 November 2019

As Nairobi Summit opens, leaders express optimism and urgency in securing rights for all

Nairobi, KENYA – More than 6,000 world leaders, scholars, advocates, faith leaders and others converged on the Kenyatta International Conference Centre today to attend the first day of Nairobi Summit... Read more

11 October 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October

GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!   Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the traditional roles that society has... Read more

9 October 2019

Ex-circumciser turned anti-FGM advocate

Sara Banja is an ex-circumciser. She says she has been practicing FGM for many years in her locality. With the start of the Joint Programme on Abandonment of FGM in the Boreda Woreda – one of the... Read more