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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
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'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
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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
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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

13 June 2019
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Statement by the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation on the Launching of Egypt’s National Committee on the Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation

The UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation recognises Egypt’s pioneering leadership to eliminate the practice of female genital mutilation. As part of the global... Read more

27 May 2019
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The UN Welcomes the Determination of the Egyptian Government to End FGM in Egypt

 The UN in Egypt applauds the positive and encouraging steps towards renewing the call of action for a Social Contract to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Egypt. On 20th May, the National... Read more

7 May 2019
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Young actors showcase their talents at public auditions

In their quest for talented actors, the EU and UNFPA held public auditions in search of young talents from across Egypt to take part in a drama production, in collaboration with Eagle Films... Read more

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