Training midwives in Madagascar to bridge a dangerous gap in maternal health care
Antananarivo/Madagascar – “It wasn ’t until I stood alongside my classmates in the delivery room, encouraging an anxious mother-to-be as she gave birth to a little baby boy, that I realised just how va (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reclaiming bodily autonomy for persons with disabilities in Kazakhstan
NUR-SULTAN Kazakhstan –“All women, regardless of disability, have the right to decide whether to have a child, how many children to have, and how often,” said Lyazzat Kaltayeva, Chairperson of the Sh (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Drones to transport maternal health medicines to rural Benin
COTONOU, Benin – When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Benin on 16 March 2020, authorities knew the virus posed a dire threat to other health priorities – especially maternal and newborn health. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

India is fighting rising online harassment in the workplace
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Source: UNFPA News - November 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mobile health teams: On the road saving lives in Afghanistan ’s most remote areas
NANGARHAR, Afghanistan– At just one year old, Shahpirai’s son was suffering from severe malnutrition. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In post-quake Haiti, rebuilding lives and welcoming new ones
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Source: UNFPA News - November 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Female village head in China changes rules to empower women
ANFEITANG, China– Yuan Qing’s father passed away when she was 5 years old. When her mother remarried and moved to another village, Ms. Yuan was raised by her aunt. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Married at 12; a single mother at 16 in Yemen
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Source: UNFPA News - November 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Feminist-led grassroots organizations bring critical relief to women amid pandemic
GHALETOLE, Nepal– The COVID-19 pandemic has brought misfortune to millions around the world. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

With emergency funding for family planning, a glimmer of hope amid crisis
MTENDERE, Zambia – As a high school student,Christabel Mwewa had always been ambi (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Midwives continue to deliver amid uncertainty in Afghanistan
NEW YORK, United Nations/Afghanistan– Even before the current humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the situation for pregnant women was dire – the country had (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

To secure an equal future, girls need equal access to digital tools and information
UNITED NATIONS, New York– Digital technologies are fueling explosive growth, innovation and connection around the world. But these tools are also creating new kinds of inequalities.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Saving the lives of pregnant women amid escalating conflict in Syria
DAMASCUS, Syria– “It was the worst experience of our lives, especially after ten years of crisis in Syria,” said Najwa* about her recent life-threatening ordeal, which exemplified how maternal and ch (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Faith leaders fight child marriage in Zanzibar
STONE TOWN, Zanzibar, Tanzania– Sheikh Is-haka Vuai leads a group of imams in (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Telemedicine connects women in the Brazilian Amazon to remote health services
PAR Á, Brazil– Mainara Andrade tries to be diligent about maintaining her health, but access to a gynaecologist has long been a problem in her community.  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

For breast cancer survivors and supporters in Palestine, a chance to come together
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Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Commitment to supporting childbirth amid Afghanistan ’s deteriorating security situation
DAIKUNDI, Afghanistan– As the security situation deteriorated in Afghanistan in recent weeks, the delivery of reproductive health services, including safe childbirth, was seriously affected. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Changing perceptions to end a harmful tradition in northern Iraq
SULAYMANIYAH, Kurdistan Region of Iraq– “Come with me, we need to go to the bakery, my mother told me one morning. That day, I experienced fear, deception and excruciating pain. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Avalia ção do 6º Programa Nacional do UNFPA no Brasil
Avalia ção do 6º Programa Nacional do UNFPA no BrasilfrankinTue, 11/02/2021 - 13:38Language EnglishEvaluation regionLatin America& the CaribbeanType of evaluationCountrySystem-wide/UNDAF evaluationNoRelated TagsCPEMain document cover imageJoint evaluationNoBodyA presente avalia ção tem como objeto o 6º Programa de País (2017-2021) do Fundo de População das Nações Unidas (UNFPA) no Brasil. Trata-se de uma avaliação externa e independente encomendada pelo Escritório de País e que tem como propósitos: determinar...
Source: UNFPA News - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: frankin Source Type: news

Yemen: The world ’s largest humanitarian crisis
Yemen: The world ’s largest humanitarian crisispatwariThu, 10/28/2021 - 13:42You might not know it from the headlines, where crises around the world compete for attention, but Yemen lays tragic claim to the world ’s largest humanitarian crisis and aid operation. Two-thirds of the population, or 20.7 million people, need humanitarian assistance in 2021. Multiple emergencies have pummeled the country: violent conflict, an economic blockade, currency collapse, flooding and the COVID-19 pandemic in a country w here only half of health facilities are operational.An estimated 73 per cent of the over 4 million people ...
Source: UNFPA News - October 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

CPD Lebanon [2010-2014] (DP/FPA/DCP/LBN/3)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_LBN_3.pdf145.14 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_LBN_3 FR.pdf148.92 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_LBN_3 SP.pdf62.67 KBSaidThu, 10/28/2021 - 10:27 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

UN Day
patwariWed, 10/20/2021 - 20:30The events over the past year have shown that the world ’s nations must act together as our future is a shared one. What happens in one country is not limited to within its borders.  Multiple vaccines for COVID-19 were developed in record time, but who has access shows the stark inequalities between rich and poor. We cannot be  safe nor prosper if a deadly disease is allowed to rage. Climate change does not discriminate as extreme weather events kill citizens in developed and developing countries alike. Conflict and violence force people to flee homelands to both neighbours nex...
Source: UNFPA News - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

CPD Zimbabwe [2022-2026] (DP/FPA/CPD/ZWE/8)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileENG_DP.FPA_.CPD_.ZWE_.8 - Zimbabwe CPD - FINAL - 2Jul21.pdf325.89 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileFR_DP.FPA_.CPD_.ZWE_.8 - Zimbabwe CPD - FINAL - 2Jul21.pdf332.02 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileES_DP.FPA_.CPD_.ZWE_.8 - Zimbabwe CPD - FINAL - 2Jul21.pdf310.14 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 15:43 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Madagascar [2022-2026] (DP/FPA/CPD/MDG/8)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileENG_DP.FPA_.CPD_.MDG_.8 - Madagascar CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf313.24 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileFR_DP.FPA_.CPD_.MDG_.8 - Madagascar CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf355.96 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileES_DP.FPA_.CPD_.MDG_.8 - Madagascar CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf332.13 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 15:27 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Lao [2022-2026] (DP/FPA/CPD/LAO/7)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileENG_DP.FPA_.CPD_.LAO_.7 - Laos CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf325.12 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileFR_DP.FPA_.CPD_.LAO_.7 - Laos CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf348.67 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileES_DP.FPA_.CPD_.LAO_.7 - Laos CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf317.26 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 14:44 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Guatemala [2022-2025] (DP/FPA/CPD/GTM/8)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileENG_DP.FPA_.CPD_.GTM_.8 - Guatemala CPD - FINAL - 2Jul21.pdf332.97 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileFR_DP.FPA_.CPD_.GTM_.8 - Guatemala CPD - FINAL - 2Jul21.pdf357.59 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileES_DP.FPA_.CPD_.GTM_.8 - Guatemala CPD - FINAL - 2Jul21.pdf327.79 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 14:21 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Comoros [2022-2026] (DP/FPA/CPD/COM/7)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileENG_DP.FPA_.CPD_.COM_.7 - Comoros CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf316.45 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileFR_DP.FPA_.CPD_.COM_.7 - Comoros CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf338.84 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileES_DP.FPA_.CPD_.COM_.7 - Comoros CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf310.64 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 11:46 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Burundi [2005-2007] (DP/FPA/CPD/BDI/6)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_BDI_6.pdf67.04 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_BDI_6 FR.pdf143.94 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_BDI_6 SP.pdf176.59 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 11:22 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Armenia [2005-2009] (DP/FPA/CPD/ARM/1)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_ARM_1.pdf158.98 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_ARM_1 FR.pdf135.48 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_ARM_1 SP.pdf144.32 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 11:16 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Angola [2005-2008] (DP/FPA/CPD/AGO/5)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_AGO_5.pdf64.74 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_AGO_5 FR.pdf146.73 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_AGO_5 SP.pdf152.79 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 10:40 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Afghanistan [2006-2008] (DP/FPA/CPD/AFG/2)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_AFG_2.pdf140.96 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_AFG_2 FR.pdf69.6 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileDP_FPA_DCP_AFG_2 SP.pdf58.68 KBSaidTue, 10/12/2021 - 10:30 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

CPD Mozambique [2017-2020] (DP/FPA/CPD/MOZ/9)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileENG - DP.FPA_.CPD_.MOZ_.9 - Mozambique Final CPD - SRS 2016.pdf313.32 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileFR - DP.FPA_.CPD_.MOZ_.9 - Mozambique Final CPD - SRS 2016.pdf387.68 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileSP - DP.FPA_.CPD_.MOZ_.9 - Mozambique Final CPD - SRS 2016.pdf436.11 KBSaidFri, 10/08/2021 - 09:18 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

International Day of the Girl Child
patwariThu, 10/07/2021 - 15:43In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution adopting 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child, recognizing girls ’ rights and the unique challenges girls around the world face realizing them.UNFPA works to protect the health and rights of adolescent girls through access to sexual and reproductive health counselling, information and services; comprehensive sexuality education; and through encouraging girls' empowerment and participation in the decisions that most affect them. UNFPA also works with boys and men to advance gender equality, and to encourage ...
Source: UNFPA News - October 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

Evaluation of the eighth UNFPA country programme for Syria (2016-2018)
This report is an independent, external evaluation and presents the process, findings, conclusions and recommendations of UNFPA ’s work in Syria under the 8th Country Programme Document (CPD) during the period 2016-2020. The purpose of the Country Programme Evaluation (CPE) was to assess the achievement of the intended programme results, providing credible information on the CP relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, sustain ability, coordination, coverage and connectedness in order to support decision-making by the programme management and national counterparts for further programme improvement and strategic positioni...
Source: UNFPA News - October 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: frankin Source Type: news

Evaluation of the UNFPA Regional Interventions Action Plan for Arab States 2018-2021
frankinFri, 10/01/2021 - 16:09Language EnglishEvaluation regionArab StatesType of evaluationRegionalSystem-wide/UNDAF evaluationNoRelated TagsRPEMain document cover imageJoint evaluationNoBodyThis Regional Programme Evaluation focuses on the Arab States Regional Intervention Action Plan 2018-2021. The purpose of the evaluation was to demonstrate accountability to stakeholders on the performance achieved; to support evidence-based decision-making; to contribute important lessons learned to the knowledge base of the organization; and, in turn, to provide independent inputs to the next Regional Interventions Action Plan a...
Source: UNFPA News - October 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: frankin Source Type: news

CPD Bangladesh [2022-2026] (DP/FPA/CPD/BGD/10)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileENG_DP.FPA_.CPD_.BGD_.10 - Bangladesh CPD - FINAL - 18Jul21.pdf311.98 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileFR_DP.FPA_.CPD_.BGD_.10 - Bangladesh CPD - FINAL - 18Jul21.pdf335.91 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileES_DP.FPA_.CPD_.BGD_.10 - Bangladesh CPD - FINAL - 18Jul21.pdf309.53 KBSaidWed, 09/29/2021 - 12:46 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

Extension of Malaysia Programme Plan [2021]
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileExtension for Malaysia programme - 2021 - revised 8Jan21 (1).pdf144.83 KBSaidWed, 09/29/2021 - 12:41 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

She Can Plan
unfpa_root_userFri, 09/24/2021 - 13:43Access to information and contraceptive services gives a woman the choice to confidently build the life she wants to lead – where to live, what career or studies to pursue, who to have a relationship with and whether and when to start a family. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: unfpa_root_user Source Type: news

Because Everyone Counts: Universal vital registration to leave no one behind
Because Everyone Counts: Universal vital registration to leave no one behindpatwariWed, 09/22/2021 - 13:04 This virtual  side event of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly marks the first public announcement of the transfer of the Centre of Excellence for CRVS Systems (CoE) - founded in 2015 and hosted to date at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) - to UNFPA. The transition underscores a growing partnership between UNFPA, IDRC, Global Affairs Canada and the Global Financing Facility (GFF), to expand the reach of civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) technical support worldwide. I...
Source: UNFPA News - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

DURBAN DECLARATION AND PROGRAMME OF ACTION 20th Anniversary of the Adoption
ranckMon, 09/20/2021 - 15:13In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA), the General Assembly is holding a high-level meeting, at the level of Heads of States and Governments, on the theme “Reparations, racial justice and equality for people of African descent.” ConsultationsIn line with operative paragraph 29 of  A/RES/75/237, the  President of the General Assembly decided to appoint H.E. Mr. Francisco Ant ónio Duarte Lopes, Permanent Representative of Portugal and H.E. Ms. Mathu Theda Joyi...
Source: UNFPA News - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ranck Source Type: news

Tentative workplan first regular session 2022
SaidTue, 09/14/2021 - 14:26Featured document on executive board home0Main DocumentsMain document titleTentative workplan first regular session 2022Main document uploadAvailable languagesEnglishMain document PDF uploadTentative workplan_first regular session 2022.pdf186.99 KBSupporting documentsSupporting doc uploadsSupporting document titleSupporting documentDocument typeOrganizational mattersWorkflow StatePublishedBoard document dateThu, 09/02/2021 - 12:00Supporting documentsSupporting doc uploadsSupporting document titleSupporting documentDocument typeOrganizational mattersSend to all affiliatesOff (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

Albania CPD [2022-2026] (DP/FPA/CPD/ALB/5)
Available LanguagesEnglishPortal Upload fileENG_DP.FPA_.CPD_.ALB_.5 - Albania CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf314.24 KBAvailable LanguagesFrenchPortal Upload fileFR_DP.FPA_.CPD_.ALB_.5 - Albania CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf323.75 KBAvailable LanguagesSpanishPortal Upload fileES_DP.FPA_.CPD_.ALB_.5 - Albania CPD - Final - 2Jul21.pdf304.42 KBSaidTue, 09/14/2021 - 10:44 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

Report of the first regular session 2021 (DP/2021/12)
SaidMon, 09/13/2021 - 15:51Featured document on executive board home0Main DocumentsMain document titleReport of the first regular session 2021 (DP/2021/12)Main document uploadAvailable languagesEnglishMain document PDF uploadENG_ Report of the first regular session 2021 (DP_2021_12).pdf305.33 KBAvailable languagesFrenchMain document PDF uploadFR_ Report of the first regular session 2021 (DP_2021_12).pdf494.95 KBAvailable languagesSpanishMain document PDF uploadSP_ Report of the first regular session 2021 (DP_2021_12).pdf417.32 KBAvailable languagesArabicMain document PDF uploadAR_ Report of the first regular session 2021 (...
Source: UNFPA News - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

Menstrual health
patwariMon, 09/13/2021 - 12:45Each day, some 800 million people between the ages of 15 - 49 are menstruating. Yet for so many, a natural biological process spells more than a monthly inconvenience.  In some countries, menstruation is taboo orriddled withmyths, and women and girls areexcluded from daily activities because of stigma, shame or discrimination or because they are considered unclean. In others, menarche may lead to child marriage or sexual violence because it signals a girl is ready for motherhood or sexual activity. Girls may miss school because they do not have access to sanitary supplies, they are in pai...
Source: UNFPA News - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: patwari Source Type: news

Decisions adopted by the Executive Board during 2021 (DP/2022/2)
SaidMon, 09/13/2021 - 09:34Featured document on executive board home0Main DocumentsMain document titleDecisions adopted by the Executive Board during 2021 (DP/2022/2)Main document uploadAvailable languagesEnglishMain document PDF uploadDecisions adopted by the Executive Board in 2021.pdf535.58 KBSupporting documentsSupporting doc uploadsSupporting document titleSupporting documentDocument typeDecisions of the BoardWorkflow StatePublishedBoard document dateThu, 09/09/2021 - 12:00Supporting documentsSupporting doc uploadsSupporting document titleSupporting documentDocument typeDecisions of the BoardSend to all affiliatesOff (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Said Source Type: news

Tigray: Women and girls bear significant costs of Ethiopian conflict
ranckSat, 09/11/2021 - 21:56Feature Banner ImageCategory nameFeatureLink Urlhttps://www.unfpa.org/tigray-women-and-girls-bear-significant-costs-ethiopian-conflictLink textLearn moreShow FeatureYesFeature TitleTigray: Women and girls bear significant costs of Ethiopian conflictCategory icon selectorPublish on HomeNoHomepage Display ImagesWorkflow StatePublishedDateMon, 09/06/2021 - 12:00 (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ranck Source Type: news

Rising from the ashes: A Yemen family's new home
Rising from the ashes: A Yemen family's new homeLanguage EnglishrcruzFri, 09/10/2021 - 16:39Slideshow imagesRelated TagsYemendisplacementDateMon, 09/13/2021 - 12:00Show FeatureYesFeature TitleRising from the ashes: A Yemen family's new homeHomepage Display ImagesBodyIn July 2021, the Al-Ashur family tent burned down in the Om Elhadage internally displaced persons camp in Marib, home to 150 people. The Al-Ashurs – a grandfather, two parents and 7 children – had come to the camp when fighting near their home close to the front lines intensified, forcing them to leave. The family slept in the open ai...
Source: UNFPA News - September 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: rcruz Source Type: news

Rising from the ashes: A Yemen family's new home
Language EnglishrcruzFri, 09/10/2021 - 16:39Slideshow imagesRelated TagsYemendisplacementDateMon, 09/13/2021 - 12:00Show FeatureYesFeature TitleRising from the ashes: A Yemen family's new homeHomepage Display ImagesBodyIn July 2021, the Al-Ashur family tent burned down in the Om Elhadage internally displaced persons camp in Marib, home to 150 people. The Al-Ashurs – a grandfather, two parents and 7 children – had come to the camp when fighting near their home close to the front lines intensified, forcing them to leave. The family slept in the open air until a UNFPA-led Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) team he...
Source: UNFPA News - September 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: rcruz Source Type: news

High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan
ranckFri, 09/10/2021 - 12:24On 13 September, the United Nations will convene a High-level Ministerial Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Afghanistan to highlight the acute needs in the country and underscore the urgent funding support and actions required by international partners to support the people of Afghanistan.The country faces an extremely dire situation and is confronted with protracted conflict, severe drought and the COVID-19 pandemic in a context where some 18 million Afghans – almost half of the population – were already in need of aid. More than 550,000 people have been displaced in the coun...
Source: UNFPA News - September 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ranck Source Type: news

Global Leaders Dialogue on People of African Descent: A Journey Towards Equality
rcruzTue, 09/07/2021 - 15:55Coming shortly after the firstInternational Day for the People of African Descent, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem will deliver opening and closing remarks at a dialogue from Panama on where the world is in advancing both theDurban Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted in 2001 in Durban, South Africa and which proposed actions to fight racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance, and the more recentprogramme of activities of the International Decade for People of African Descent.  International experts, leaders and activists will discuss ways to galvanize glo...
Source: UNFPA News - September 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: rcruz Source Type: news