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6 February 2020
Statement

Unleashing Youth Power: A Decade of Accelerating Actions Towards Zero Female Genital Mutilation

Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore and UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros... Read more

31 January 2020
Statement

UN Egypt statement on the death of Nada Abdel Maqsoud, victim of Female Genital Mutilation

The United Nations in Egypt is deeply saddened by the recent tragic death of 12-year-old Nada Hassan Abdel Maqsoud in Assiut Governorate while undergoing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at the hands... Read more

26 December 2019
News

Family planning campaign reaches over 200,000 women in nine governorates

The Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector, in collaboration with UNFPA, concluded the fourth round of the “Your Right to Plan” campaign in nine governorates, funded by the ... Read more

22 December 2019
News

Alexandria to pilot Al-Wessam automated programme

UNFPA and the Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector held two training sessions on the automated programme for indicators' registration and analysis for family planning clinics’... Read more

8 December 2019
News

Destination Egypt concludes year with stops in Fayoum, Ismailia and Beni Suef

UNFPA, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the European Union concluded this year with three rounds of Destination Egypt 2030 in Fayoum, Ismailia and Beni Suef, under the National Population... Read more

8 December 2019
News

Nurses trained on new curriculum combining family planning counseling in maternal programs

The Ministry of Health and Population held training workshops targeting nurses to introduce the comprehensive curriculum that integrates family planning counseling in maternal and vaccination... Read more

26 November 2019
News

YPEER organizes sports festivals in 20 governorates

Y-PEER, UNFPA’s youth leadership network, organized 20 sports festivals in 20 governorates across Egypt aimed at building the capacity of young people using interactive methods, with the support of... Read more

25 November 2019
Statement

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it remains widespread around the globe. Sexual violence is an epidemic that thrives in times of conflict and during emergencies, once the... Read more

14 November 2019
News

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls

NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more

30 October 2019
News

EU, UNFPA and Ministry of Health and Population prepare 5-year family planning cost implementation plan

In order to secure the supply of family planning services in Egypt, UNFPA supported the Ministry of Health and Population to prepare a five-year family planning costed implementation plan to secure... Read more

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