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14 February 2021

Young people take part in developing the National Youth Strategy

With young people aged 10–24 comprising almost one-third of Egypt’s population, it is integral that they play a role in developing the National Youth Strategy 2021-2026. The Ministry of Youth and... Read more

6 February 2021

2 million additional cases of FGM likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19

Only united, concerted and well-funded action can end this human rights violation Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation UNFPA Executive Director Dr.... Read more

19 January 2021

UNFPA, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development discuss further cooperation

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, a delegation from UNFPA met with Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said to discuss further cooperation and UNFPA’s support to the... Read more

18 January 2021

Over 400 couples oriented with family planning under Mawadda project

Under the Mawadda project, UNFPA held a training for 440 couples, about to get married, raising their awareness around family planning and reproductive health. These trainings were implemented under... Read more

3 January 2021

Actors take over cafés to promote family planning

“’Only a son will support you and the larger the family the better’… As long as we’re following misconceptions, our life will keep becoming difficult,” one of the characters in “Sokkar Barra”... Read more

29 December 2020

UNFPA, the Ministry of Youth and Sports commemorate UN75 with young people

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, UNFPA, in cooperation with Ministry of Youth and Sports and Etijah Youth and Development Consultancy Institute, held two events in Qena... Read more

28 December 2020

UNFPA advocates against gender-based violence through the Cairo International Film Festival

"Cinema presents issues and reflects on them, but it doesn’t offer solutions,” prominent film director Ayten Amin, says, “Cinema plays on your emotions but doesn’t present ideas directly." Amin’s... Read more

27 December 2020

Danish-Egyptian cooperation to support healthcare workers in Egypt amidst COVID-19 pandemic

As it continues to seek partnerships that will contribute to its COVID-19 response, UNFPA partnered with with the Danish company in Egypt, Aller Aqua, to procure essential Personal Protective... Read more

23 December 2020

113 Prosecutors trained on addressing violence against women in the workplace

UNFPA is working to confront violence against women in the workplace together with the National Council for Women’s (NCW), though a workshop held for 113 prosecutors from the Administrative... Read more

20 December 2020

Administrative court members trained on violence against women case management

UNFPA and the National Council for women (NCW) continue to capacitate relevant stakeholders on international and national guidelines on the management of gender-based violence cases. Within this... Read more