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27 August 2019
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The governor of Sohag Ahmed al-Ansary ordered the formation of a committee to raise awareness around reproductive health issues in the governorate after he participated in a policy dialogue with... Read more
19 August 2019
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As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA salutes those who respond to crises around the world. This year, we call attention to the courage and commitment of women humanitarians who assist people... Read more
12 August 2019
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From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25 years ago at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in... Read more
12 August 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25... Read more
11 July 2019
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Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more
23 June 2019
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The Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector, in collaboration with UNFPA, kicked off the third round of the “Your Right to Plan” campaign in 10 governorates, funded by the European... Read more
20 June 2019
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Karima recalls the gruelling trip she took from Damascus to Cairo with her husband and three children. The family took a flight to Sudan, and then huddled in the back of a truck, along with three... Read more
13 June 2019
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The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation recognises Egypt’s pioneering leadership to eliminate the practice of female genital mutilation. As part of the global... Read more
27 May 2019
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 The UN in Egypt applauds the positive and encouraging steps towards renewing the call of action for a Social Contract to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Egypt. On 20th May, the National... Read more
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

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