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19 August 2018

Urgent Efforts Needed to Protect Women and Girls in Crises

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on  World Humanitarian Day 2018   Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet reaching a refugee camp or other places where humanitarian services are available does not necessarily eliminate these risks.   A

19 July 2018

UNFPA Hands-over Field and Office Supplies to Support the 2018 ZDHS Undertaking in Zambia.

Lusaka, Zambia: As part of its support towards increasing the availability and use of data for national development, UNFPA was pleased to hand-over various field and office supplies and equipment to the Central Statistical Office, tuned to the value of an estimated ZMW 477,045 ($47,824). The supplies and equipment are intended

28 May 2018

Celebrating Menstruation, from Menarche to Menopause

On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health Management Symposium on 28-29 May in Johannesburg, South AfricaDr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East and Southern Africa Regional Office, writes on Celebrating Menstruation, from Menarche to Menopause The cycle of poverty is a complex

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