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23 May 2017
Fistula Day: Hope, healing, and dignity for all Over the past year, I witnessed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Jumwa, from Kenya, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at... Read more
19 May 2017
Digital healthcare solutions by girls for girls At Youth Forum Series under the theme, “Smart Health Opportunities in Africa,” on the sidelines of the Transform Africa Summit 2017 in Kigali, the... Read more
12 May 2017
To reduce maternal deaths, look to midwives A mother’s trust in a midwife is the first medicine for a successful delivery," says Burcard Umuhoza, a midwife in Gisenyi, Rwanda. © UNFPA Rwanda/Maureen... Read more
5 April 2017
Dispatch
Photo: Uwimana Josianne in Nganzo Health centre with her new born baby received dignity kit donated by UNFPA. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, as an integral part of One UN response to... Read more
10 March 2017
Dispatch
Photo: L – R 1st Lady Mrs. Jeannette Kagame and Hon. Nyirasafari Espérance, Minister of Gender & Family Promotion, Mayor, Nyabihu District applauding after a testimony from a rural woman and... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
Universal access to sexual and reproductive health—the key to gender equality Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from want and fear, without... Read more
6 February 2017
Statement
The world must make faster progress to end female genital mutilation by 2030 It irreparably damages girls’ bodies, inflicting excruciating pain. It causes extreme emotional trauma that can last a... Read more
2 December 2016
Dispatch
Present at the event: (L-R) DFID Deputy Head Kenny Osborne, UNFPA Rwanda Deputy Representative Daniel Alemu, Acting Director General Sandrine Umutoni and Dr. Anicet Nabonimpa, Reproductive Health and... Read more
16 November 2016
Dispatch
10-year old girls show their dreams during an interactive session at the launch of the State of the World Population report.
Girls between the ages of 10 and 15 are still vulnerable to school dropout, early pregnancies and are subjected to domestic works, inviting new approaches to tackle the challenges. This is according... Read more
29 October 2016
Dispatch
 Where are the men in family planning?
Protogène Basabose and his wife Francine Mujawamariya opted for vasectomy after their third child. He chose the family planning method to relieve his wife of stress resulting from continually... Read more

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