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28 October 2020

UNFPA, Ministry of Youth and Sports to arm young women with self-defense techniques

UNFPA, the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) and the Egyptian kickboxing Federation, launched an initiative dubbed “No to Harassment,” to arm over 1000 young women from 27 governorates with self-... Read more

18 October 2020

Medical and film industries join forces to fight gender-based violence

Because film can play an important role in shifting norms and changing behaviors, UNFPA partnered with the National Council for Women (NCW), MedFest and the Mansoura University Hospital, to organize... Read more

11 October 2020

Y-PEER concludes TOT workshop on population topics

Because it relies on peer-to-peer education, Y-PEER held a 5-day training of trainers (ToT) workshop in cooperation with the Egyptian Family Planning Association, tackling different population issues... Read more

8 October 2020

UNFPA, National Council for Women to inaugurate two more “anti-violence” units in Benha University

The National Council for Women (NCW) and UNFPA are inaugurating two more units to combat violence against women in the Benha University campus, one for students to report incidents of violence and... Read more

6 October 2020

LMIS workshops bring together family planning sector staff from different governorates

For Dr. Ahmed Ghurab, director of Family Planning in the Ismailia governorate, developing creative activities and suggestions to address the problems facing the contraceptives supply chain is... Read more

30 September 2020

Menufiya family planning sector gears up for ‘al-Wessam’ accreditation system launch

High quality family planning services help individuals meet their reproductive health needs safely and effectively. To ensure the provision of high quality family planning services and in preparation... Read more

27 September 2020

The right to know and the right to plan

Over five days, Sahar Hosni will tackle five different topics in the seminars she gives at the Ain Shams healthcare center in a Cairo suburb. “Each seminar targets a different group of people,” Hosni... Read more

23 September 2020

Nurses trained on providing family planning counseling at primary health care level

In order to improve the health of the mother and child, it is important to integrate family planning counseling in maternal and childcare services - provided at the primary health care level. The... Read more

20 September 2020

Population taskforces set to tackle population issues on local levels

UNFPA and the Ministry of Local Development are resuming their activities under the EU Support to Egypt’s National Population Strategy project, with workshops in five different governorates. A four-... Read more

9 September 2020

Mawadda kicks off series of workshops

The Ministry of Social Solidarity, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and UNFPA kicked off a series of training workshops under the Mawadda project, targeting young men and women about to embark on... Read more