Ensuring rights and choices for all


16 August 2019

Women take the lead in helping refugees through crisis

ISTANBUL, Turkey — When a humanitarian crisis erupts, women are often the first to respond, and the last to leave. They serve some of the world’s most vulnerable populations and work on the front lines of conflict, putting their own lives in danger. On World Humanitarian Day 2019, UNFPA honours the work of women assisting in

26 July 2019

Accelerating innovation to end unmet need for family planning

MUNICH, Germany — What if young people on the autism spectrum could access individually tailored sexuality-education information anytime they go online? That’s just one of the innovative approaches to ending unmet need for family planning being developed by UNFPA teams at a global Innovation Bootcamp held in Munich this week.

15 July 2019

Want to increase birth rates? Try gender equality

On today’s World Population Day it is important to emphasize that it is not population size that matters in contemporary societies. What matters is the human capital of a population – its education and health,...


UNFPA held a global consultation in June 2019 in Antalya, Turkey, to accelerate efforts...
Ten key trends related to implementing the ICPD Programme of Action as its 25th...

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