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11 May 2021
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Menstruation and human rights - Frequently asked questions

How is menstruation related to human rights? When does menstruation start? What are common myths and taboos about menstruation? What is period... Read more

7 May 2021
News

“COVID-19 positive, I never regretted my choice of being a midwife. I kept the hope to see myself caring for mothers and babies again.” A story of Mbonabucya Jean Felix, Rwandan Midwife.

Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the health and well-being of entire communities.... Read more

5 May 2021
Statement

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives

Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the health and well-being of entire communities. They... Read more

30 April 2021
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UNFPA supporting National Partners develop a 5 years Comprehensive Condom Strategic Plan

In Rwanda, HIV/AIDS is a mixed epidemic, generalized in the adult population with an HIV prevalence rate stabilized at 3% (RPHIA 2018–2019). The... Read more

14 April 2021
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Bodily autonomy: Busting 7 myths that undermine individual rights and freedoms

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, according to data from 57 countries, UNFPA’s flagship report announced today. The 2021... Read more

14 April 2021
Press Release

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek... Read more

24 March 2021
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Childbirth does not stop for pandemics, and neither do Midwives

Rwanda: Women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response On March 8, Rwanda joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International... Read more

8 March 2021
Statement

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem... Read more

27 February 2021
News

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary joint efforts

Since March 2020, UNFPA through the One UN in Rwanda is supporting the National COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan with a focus on continuity of... Read more

30 January 2021
News

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... Read more

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