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11 July 2016
Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world

Statement of the Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund for World Population Day - 11 July 2016

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

Health survey shows improved health indicators in Rwanda

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

12 May 2016

UNFPA Executive Director and Dutch minister commend family planning progress in Rwanda

“We have to go further, we need to accelerate it. We need to use these kinds of methods of delivery so we get more people to come to the health center and get the reality of family planning services... Read more

5 May 2016

Celebrating midwives as Heroes for Mothers and Newborns

UNFPA Representative handing over certificates of recognition to  midwifery students. “Well-trained and supported midwives working in communities are uniquely positioned to provide the compassionate... Read more

4 May 2016

Empowering refugee adolescents to fulfil their potential

Despite being refugees, youth and adolescents have a right to access basic information and services on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) to avoid early pregnancies, HIV and other sexually... Read more

27 April 2016

New curriculum to promote sex education in schools

Comprehensive sexuality education is vital in curbing cases of unwanted pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases as it ensures that young people are equipped with competencies they... Read more

7 March 2016

Newsletter volume1

Response to crises should focus more on women’s and girls’ sexual reproductive health needs.  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged world leaders to do more to cater for the... Read more

10 February 2016

UNFPA Rwanda donates materials to youth friendly corners in Rusizi,Nyamasheke and Karongi.

UNFPA Rwanda with great pleasure donates materials to equip youth friendly corners which is one of our major partner in making sure that the Youth and Adolscents have access to ASRH services. The... Read more

10 February 2016


UNFPA Rwanda, 17th December 2015 --The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even though whether... Read more

10 February 2016
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) signed an MOU with the embassy of the Republic of Korea in Rwanda

Korea donates 450,000 USD for family planning services in Mahama camp

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on 29th December, 2015 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the embassy of the Republic of Korea in Rwanda to support sexual and reproductive health... Read more