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3 March 2022

New Family Planning methods are contributing to Young mothers’ wellbeing in Rwanda

Expanding the contraceptive method mix is one of the key high impact interventions that can boost the contraceptive rate and it is one among Rwanda's International Conference on Population and... Read more

31 January 2022

Renewed Hope to access education, health and economic opportunities in Nyamagabe District.

On 27 January 2022, UNFPA, in partnership with Representatives from the government of the Republic of Korea, and the aid agency of the government of the Republic of Korea, Korea International... Read more

23 January 2022

Population matters: UNFPA supports Data production for planning and decision making.

Kigali, 21 January 2022, The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) donated Laptops and their accessories worth $333,562 to the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) to facilitate the 5th... Read more

11 January 2022

Family planning has changed my life!

All couples and individuals have the right to freely and responsibly decide the number and spacing of their children and to have the information, education and means to do so. To Nyirahagenimana... Read more

22 December 2021

How mobile learning is saving lives by equipping midwives in Rwanda

By Patrick Rose  The Mobile Learning System is a user-friendly and portable, cost-effective training solution, adapted to rural and hard-to-reach areas relevant for both pre-and in service midwives.... Read more

16 December 2021

Advancing Student Peer to Peer Learning for Integrated Health Promotion in Schools

UNFPA Rwanda, with support from the aid agency of the Republic of Korea, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), is implementing the “Healthy & Empowered Youth” project to empower... Read more

14 December 2021
Press Release

Women and girls’ needs require urgent attention as climate shocks, conflict and COVID-19 fuel humanitarian crises

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 13 December 2021—Natural disasters, intensified by climate change, conflict and the continuing coronavirus pandemic, are driving up humanitarian needs and displacement... Read more

7 December 2021

Empowering young people and women with disabilities to realize their human right to equality

Every year since 1992, on 03 December, Rwanda joins the global community to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). This annual observance of the IDPD was proclaimed by... Read more

1 December 2021

Pandemics will thrive as long as inequalities do

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day 2021   As the world embarks on a third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot forget that we are also on the cusp of the... Read more

30 November 2021

With the support from KOICA , Young mothers in Rusizi are empowered for a brighter future for them and their children

Early and unintended pregnancy is both a cause and a result of long term negative impact on girls’ education. A UNFPA statistical review of the evidence for sub-Saharan Africa, shows that the poorer... Read more