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17 November 2020

Home-grown and creative solutions to address ASRH & Mental Health challenges among young people.

Launch of Innovation Accelerator Phase 3 Kigali, Rwanda, 13 November 2020, through a virtual event graced by Hon. Minister of Health Dr Ngamije and Hon. Minister of Youth and Culture Rosemary Mbabazi... Read more

26 October 2020

My Voice - My rights against sexual abuse

  Embracing the hopes and dreams of millions of girls for a gender-equal world Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, sometimes with the... Read more

26 September 2020

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
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

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

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

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

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