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17 October 2017
Press Release
Unchecked inequality and failure to protect the rights of poorest women could undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns   Only about half of the world’s women hold paid... Read more
11 October 2017
Press Release
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2017   Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways.... Read more
10 October 2017
GENEVA, 10 October 2017 - As part of global efforts to end AIDS as a public health threat, UNAIDS, UNFPA and partners have launched a new road map to reduce new HIV infections. The HIV prevention... Read more
1 October 2017
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem  on the International Day of Older Persons, 1 October 2017    A new narrative about the role of older persons is in the making—one that... Read more
22 September 2017
In the News
Friday, 22 September 2017: As part of ongoing national efforts to fast track HIV prevention, the Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Ministry of Health and National AIDS Council, and in... Read more
20 September 2017
Press Release
Johannesburg, 20 September 2017 – An estimated 303,000 maternal deaths occurred globally in 2015. Nearly all of these deaths were preventable, and all of them occurred in low and middle income... Read more
28 August 2017
Feature Story
The hub to me is more than a place of work, it’s a family that inspires me and encourages me to do more for my community Growing up, Sarah aspired to make a positive contribution to her community.... Read more
10 July 2017
Statement
Fellow countrymen, women and youth. Zambia is pleased to join the rest of the world in commemorating this years’ World Population Day. The theme for this commemoration is “Family Planning: Empowering... Read more
16 June 2017
Dispatch
Dr. Babatunde was one of a kind. We have lost a truly brilliant and remarkable man. Dr. Babatunde assumed office at a difficult time in UNFPA. However, through his leadership, he shaped the... Read more
6 June 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017 - With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his... Read more

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