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29 November 2021

Empowering Young People in Rwanda to realize their potential and enjoy their sexual reproductive health and rights

The flagship youth programme of UNFPA East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO), The Safeguard Young People programme (SYP) is now expanded to four more countries: Mozambique, Angola, Rwanda... Read more

26 November 2021

Violence in the online world is real, wrong, and it must be stopped

Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be stopped. It may seem like the online world is safe for women and girls. What could possibly happen, at home or in school or in... Read more

27 October 2021

She Speaks: I am an agent of change in the pursuit of girls' rights

According to UNFPA’s State of World Population Report 2021, only an estimated 55 percent of girls and women globally can make their own decisions about sex, contraception, and health care, according... Read more

15 October 2021

Partnerships ensuring women & girls wellbeing in humanitarian settings amid Covid19 pandemic

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ravaging the globe including Rwanda has the potential to exert severe pressure on health services and consequently affect the quality service delivery in general,... Read more

1 October 2021

Strengthening life-saving sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls in refugee camps in Rwanda with Japan’s support.

Karongi, 30 September 2021. The United Nations Sexual and Reproductive Health Agency, UNFPA, in partnership with Japan Embassy in Rwanda launched the 2020 Japan Supplementary Budget project as a... Read more

28 September 2021

From Sweden to Rwanda: ensuring safe pregnancy and childbirth

KIGALI, Rwanda—“As a midwife, I have always had a passion for working in developing countries, so I was excited when I noticed UN Volunteer assignments for midwives and applied right away. However,... Read more

27 September 2021

The Government of Japan supports UNFPA to keep women and young girls in humanitarian settings in Rwanda, safe and healthy amid Covid 19 pandemic.

Rwanda made great achievements on maternal health through increased improvements in emergency obstetric and neonatal care (EmONC), deliveries by skilled birth attendants (SBAs), and family planning (... Read more

20 September 2021

Rwanda: Empowering young people in Gihembe and Mahama refugee camps to reach their full potential

Advancing the rights of young people through the provision of adolescent and youth-friendly health information, services and life skills is one of the key priorities of the Healthy &... Read more

31 August 2021

Collective efforts in strengthening midwifery education are positively contributing to saving lives and ending preventable maternal deaths.

The State of the World's Midwifery Report released in May this year reiterated that when midwives are well trained and properly equipped, they can deliver up to 90% of quality integrated SRHR/HIV/GBV... Read more

18 August 2021

Menstruation stigma: young boys of Nyamagabe District are concerned!

In many cultures, sexuality education has often been a controversial issue that has exposed young people to sexual and reproductive health challenges such as teenage pregnancies, child marriages, and... Read more