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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
21 October 2016
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
11 October 2016
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on the International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October 2016 “Is anyone out there even thinking of improving our lives?” asks Susmita,... Read more
30 September 2016
Dispatch
RESTORING THE DIGNITY OF WOMEN AFFECTED BY LANDSLIDES AND FLOODS IN GAKENKE DISTRICT
On May 7-8, 2016, Gakenke District was affected by a series of landslides that occurred in almost all sectors in the district. The landslides were triggered by torrential rains caused by the El Niño... Read more
15 September 2016
Dispatch
‘I am proud to save lives of mothers’
Burcard Umuhoza, as young as 28 years of age, is a male midwife in Gisenyi district hospital in the Western province of Rwanda who has taken a personal oath to ensure motherhood is safe starting with... Read more
19 August 2016
This World Humanitarian Day, we call for global solidarity and stand together with everyone affected by crisis. We unite as one humanity. We share a common responsibility to reach those furthest... Read more

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