Ensuring rights and choices for all


7 December 2018

‘We are all one’: The Unstoppable run promotes rights of persons with disabilities

Twenty-two year old Rahma Khaled participated in a Friday morning 2 km run to send a strong message; we are all one. The swimming champion with Down syndrome hopes to cement the belief that everyone is capable and that “with strong will, nothing is impossible.” “We are all heroes, we are all one,” she said.  Khaled recently

1 December 2018

8 km women’s race kicks off Destination Egypt 2030

UNFPA Egypt and the Ministry of Youth and Sports organized the first women’s race in Egypt on November 30 in partnership with the National Council for Women and Cairo Runners. The race fell under the 16 Days of Activism campaign against gender-based violence and aimed to combat and raise awareness on violence against women and

25 November 2018

Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and end violence against women and girls   To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

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