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7 May 2019
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Fifteen-year-old Shaymaa was running alongside her friend Marwa, following a 2 KM route along the Nile in the governorate of Aswan. Shaymaa plays football and says she is used to jogging in the... Read more
24 March 2019
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If you were to ask Aya Seyam about issues related to sexual and reproductive health five years ago, she would become visibly uncomfortable and could even break into tears. Today, she says advocating... Read more
5 March 2019
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The Ministry of Investment of International Cooperation launched today the “EU support of Egypt's National Population Strategy,” in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the... Read more
6 February 2019
Statement
Girls in Egypt participate in discussions held by the Y-PEER youth network, which uses peer education and activities like theatre and games to educate adolescents about sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence and harmful practices including FGM. © Luca Zordan for UNFPA
Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then... Read more
16 January 2019
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UNFPA Representative in Egypt Dr. Aleksandar Bodiroza said that population growth is a multisectoral issue that requires a multisectoral response, in a roundtable discussion organized by the Egyptian... Read more
10 January 2019
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Saynaa Shafei was visiting her mother in Giza when she took her by the hand and brought her to a mobile clinic that offers free family planning services. The 23-year-old who was visiting from Fayoum... Read more
27 December 2018
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A train meanders on the walls of a narrow alley in the Burullus town of Kafr el-Sheikh, barely able to carry the passengers hanging from its windows and clinging to its doors. The mural – the... Read more
7 December 2018
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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... Read more
1 December 2018
Press Release
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... Read more
25 November 2018
Statement
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... Read more

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