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27 February 2021

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary joint efforts

Rwanda: Ensuring safe pregnancy and childbirth even during the pandemic The beginning of 2021 was one of the most trying times in Rwanda’s fight against  COVID-19 with nearly 7,000 new infections and... Read more

30 January 2021

Supporting young mothers in Nyamasheke District to build new lives

While many communities joined the International Commemoration of the Day of the African Child in June 2020, with a commitment to protect children from violence, Francine Uwamahoro 17, from Nyamasheke... Read more

10 December 2020

Rwanda moves from Commitments to Actions.

Rwanda moves from Commitments to Actions. Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 and beyond: Keeping the promise!   Kigali, 4th December 2020, The Ministry of Health in collaboration with UNFPA organized a high... Read more

2 December 2020


  Use of  toll free/ hotline to tackle SGBV in Mahama Camp Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. It knows no social, economic or national... Read more

25 November 2020

Stand up and say ‘ENOUGH’ to violence

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women  Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against... Read more

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