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26 September 2020
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Contraception is a human right, it is your choice!

KIGALI, 26 September 2020 – Women have a fundamental right to decide if and when to have children, yet more than 222 million worldwide are unable to access modern contraception when they need it. And... Read more

17 September 2020
Press Release

New High-Level Commission will ensure promises made at Nairobi Summit are kept as COVID-19 pandemic threatens to turn back the clock for women’s health and rights

NEW YORK—A new High-Level Commission of advocates, experts and activists was established today to help commitments to women’s health and rights made at the November 2019 Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 stay... Read more

25 August 2020
Press Release

Celebration of the growing partnership UNFPA-KOICA and Official launch of a three years’ multilateral project.

KIGALI, 25 August 2020 - The United Nations Sexual and Reproductive Health Agency , UNFPA, in partnership with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Rwanda, celebrated on 12th August 2020,... Read more

28 July 2020
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Dr Sabin Nsanzimana RBC Director General with Mark Bryan Schreiner, UNFPA Representative at the PPE handover event.

Pregnancies and Childbirth Don’t Stop for Pandemics

UNFPA supports Personal Protection Equipment to protect frontline health workers across Rwanda. In line with UNFPA support to the National COVID19 preparedness and response plan, on Friday 24th July... Read more

11 July 2020
News

Putting the brakes on COVID-19: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls

COVID-19 pandemic has sickened 11 million people and left more than half a million dead. But the full toll of this catastrophe has been incalculably greater. Health systems have been overwhelmed.... Read more

10 July 2020
Statement

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his call for a global ‘ceasefire’ on gender-based violence – a pandemic within the COVID pandemic.... Read more

2 July 2020
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Respect. Protect. Fulfill: Three words that can bring real change and real results for women & girls in Rwanda

Respect. Protect. Fulfill: Three words that can bring real change and real results for women & girls in Rwanda Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or... Read more

30 June 2020
Statement

Confronting the silent and endemic crisis of harmful practices

Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report 30 June 2020, NEW YORK—Every year,... Read more

26 June 2020
News

Fostering Innovation to Respond to COVID-19 Challenges in Rwanda

The Innovation Accelerator, first launched in 2016, as an initiative and model aiming at exploring new and engaging ways to tackle pressing sexual reproductive health challenges in the country while... Read more

9 June 2020
News
Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All

COVID-19 impact on Persons with Disabilities

  Protecting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for All WOMEN AND GIRLS WITH DISABILITIES AT HIGHER RISK As Rwanda and the World take decisive action to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, certain... Read more

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