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27 September 2020

The right to know and the right to plan

Over five days, Sahar Hosni will tackle five different topics in the seminars she gives at the Ain Shams healthcare center in a Cairo suburb. “Each seminar targets a different group of people,” Hosni... Read more

23 September 2020

Nurses trained on providing family planning counseling at primary health care level

In order to improve the health of the mother and child, it is important to integrate family planning counseling in maternal and childcare services - provided at the primary health care level. The... Read more

20 September 2020

Population taskforces set to tackle population issues on local levels

UNFPA and the Ministry of Local Development are resuming their activities under the EU Support to Egypt’s National Population Strategy project, with workshops in five different governorates. A four-... Read more

9 September 2020

Mawadda kicks off series of workshops

The Ministry of Social Solidarity, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and UNFPA kicked off a series of training workshops under the Mawadda project, targeting young men and women about to embark on... Read more

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