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26 September 2019
News

Ministry of Health and Population, EU and UNFPA delegation visits family planning units in Sohag

A delegation from the European Union (EU), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) conducted a field visit in Sohag on September 26, 2019 to follow... Read more

12 September 2019
Press Release

Egypt fertility rates decreased since 2014, says UNFPA study

The total fertility rate in Egypt dipped from 3.5 in 2014 to 3.1 in 2018, according to a study prepared by UNFPA, with data collected from the birth and mortality registration system implemented in... Read more

27 August 2019
News

Governor of Sohag forms committee with Y-PEER following Destination Egypt policy dialogue

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
Statement

Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others

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
Statement

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation

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

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation

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
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day

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
News

'Your Right to Plan' campaign kicks off third round in 10 governorates

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
News

Building communities in Safe Spaces

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

15 June 2019
News

Destination Egypt marks National Day for the eradication of FGM in Minya

UNFPA and the Ministry of Youth and Sports took the fourth round of the Destination Egypt 2030 activities to the governorate of Minya on June 13-15, with the support of the European Union in Egypt... Read more

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