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7 March 2021

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

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and... Read more

28 February 2021

UNFPA, the Ministry of Health and Population introduce the new National Supply Chain Assessment Tool

UNFPA, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Population, conducted a workshop on February 26-28 in Assiut to orient personnel from the Ministry’s population sector at the central and... Read more

23 February 2021

UNFPA, NCW hold the first virtual training of trainers

As UNFPA continues to adapt to the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, the first virtual training of trainers for medical service providers on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) case management was held on... Read more

14 February 2021

Young people take part in developing the National Youth Strategy

With young people aged 10–24 comprising almost one-third of Egypt’s population, it is integral that they play a role in developing the National Youth Strategy 2021-2026. The Ministry of Youth and... Read more

6 February 2021

2 million additional cases of FGM likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19

Only united, concerted and well-funded action can end this human rights violation Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation UNFPA Executive Director Dr.... Read more

19 January 2021

UNFPA, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development discuss further cooperation

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, a delegation from UNFPA met with Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said to discuss further cooperation and UNFPA’s support to the... Read more

18 January 2021

Over 400 couples oriented with family planning under Mawadda project

Under the Mawadda project, UNFPA held a training for 440 couples, about to get married, raising their awareness around family planning and reproductive health. These trainings were implemented under... Read more

3 January 2021

Actors take over cafés to promote family planning

“’Only a son will support you and the larger the family the better’… As long as we’re following misconceptions, our life will keep becoming difficult,” one of the characters in “Sokkar Barra”... Read more

29 December 2020

UNFPA, the Ministry of Youth and Sports commemorate UN75 with young people

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, UNFPA, in cooperation with Ministry of Youth and Sports and Etijah Youth and Development Consultancy Institute, held two events in Qena... Read more

28 December 2020

UNFPA advocates against gender-based violence through the Cairo International Film Festival

"Cinema presents issues and reflects on them, but it doesn’t offer solutions,” prominent film director Ayten Amin, says, “Cinema plays on your emotions but doesn’t present ideas directly." Amin’s... Read more