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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
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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
21 November 2018
Press Release
UNFPA is partnering with the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) to inspire and advocate for storylines on topics related to public health, specifically challenges facing Egypt such as early... Read more
29 October 2018
Press Release
Cairo, October 29 - UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem recognized Egypt’s efforts in scaling up a rights-based family planning program during her visit to Cairo on October 28. During her... Read more
18 September 2018
News
The National Council for Women (NCW) in collaboration with UNFPA organized a workshop in Alexandria on 9 and 10 September 2018 as part of a series of capacity building workshops to support the... Read more

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