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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
News
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
News
‘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
19 August 2016
Rwanda joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Population day on 31st July, 2016 in Gatsibo District, Eastern Province. This year’s World Population Day theme “Investing in teenage girls... Read more
29 July 2016
“The new development agenda calls on us to leave no one behind. To reach those furthest behind, leaders and communities must focus on and stand up for the human rights of the most marginalized... Read more
25 July 2016
In UNFPA, it is our mandate and mission, in our modest means, to support countries in using population data for policies and programs. In the same spirit, UNFPA has supported production of quality... Read more
15 July 2016
News
Photo L-R: Mukabalisa Donatile, Rwanda Parliament Speaker, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, African Union Commission Chairperson, and Dr. Diane Gashuma, Rwanda Minister of Gender and Family Promotion in... Read more
11 July 2016
Statement
Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world
The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities... Read more
1 June 2016
News
DHS DISSEMINATION
According to the recently disseminated 5th Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) by the Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) with support from UN Agencies and... Read more

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