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8 September 2020

Young people harmonize on population issues

“Your daughter is a treasure. Look after her and protect her,” echoed the lyrics of a song at one of the Population Awareness Clubs (PACs) operating in Youth Centers around the country. The song,... Read more

3 September 2020

National Population Strategy workshops resume with Ministry of Health and Population under precautionary measures

The EU Support to Egypt’s National Population Strategy has resumed its training activities with the Ministry of Health and Population, in cooperation with UNFPA, while taking all precautionary... Read more

19 August 2020

Celebrating the Real-life Heroes Battling COVID-19, Crises and Disasters

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been more harrowing. Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records,... Read more

12 August 2020

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Youth Day 12 August 2020    As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people... Read more

31 July 2020

Joint Statement: The EU and UNFPA stand by Egypt in its fight against COVID-19

If we cannot stress enough how important handwashing, social distancing and wearing masks are to fight the spread of the pandemic, we, the UNFPA and the EU, want today, on the occasion of the... Read more

22 July 2020

Recent rape case highlights role of national referral pathway

When testimonies started mounting through an Instagram account against a university graduate accusing him of rape, sexual harassment and other forms of assault, it became clear that all relevant... Read more

11 July 2020

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day 11 July 2020 Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his... Read more

30 June 2020

Five things you didn’t know about practices that harm girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and... Read more

15 June 2020

The United Nations in Egypt supports national accelerated efforts to eradicate FGM

On the occasion of the National Day to Eradicate FGM, the United Nations in Egypt joins the Government of Egypt in honoring the memory of all victims and survivors of this inhumane crime, while ... Read more

21 May 2020

UNFPA delivers dignity kits to frontline health workers

Every day at 8 in the morning, Ammar Adel got together with a group of volunteers, formed an assembly line and packed hygiene and dignity items into kits to be delivered to frontline health workers... Read more