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5 March 2019

Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation launches Egypt's National Population Strategy with EU, UNFPA

The Ministry of Investment of International Cooperation launched today the “EU support of Egypt's National Population Strategy,” in cooperation with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the... Read more

21 February 2019

EU, UNFPA and Health Ministry delegation visits health care centers in Luxor

An EU, UNFPA and Ministry of Health delegation conducted a field visit in Luxor on February 21, to follow up on the progress of Egypt’s National Population Strategy project, supported by the EU. The... Read more

6 February 2019
Girls in Egypt participate in discussions held by the Y-PEER youth network, which uses peer education and activities like theatre and games to educate adolescents about sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence and harmful practices including FGM. © Luca Zordan for UNFPA

Joint Statement: Take action to eliminate female genital mutilation by 2030

Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then... Read more

16 January 2019

Population growth requires a multisectoral response: UNFPA representative in Egypt

UNFPA Representative in Egypt Dr. Aleksandar Bodiroza said that population growth is a multisectoral issue that requires a multisectoral response, in a roundtable discussion organized by the Egyptian... Read more

10 January 2019

‘Give yourself a break’: A day at the mobile family planning clinic

Saynaa Shafei was visiting her mother in Giza when she took her by the hand and brought her to a mobile clinic that offers free family planning services. The 23-year-old who was visiting from Fayoum... Read more

9 January 2019

UNFPA, EU and Ministry of Health and Population launch family planning campaign in six governorates around Egypt

The Ministry of Health and Population's Family Planning Sector, in partnership with UNFPA, and with the support of the European Union in Egypt, launched a family planning campaign in six governorates... Read more

27 December 2018

A palette of population matters

A train meanders on the walls of a narrow alley in the Burullus town of Kafr el-Sheikh, barely able to carry the passengers hanging from its windows and clinging to its doors. The mural – the... Read more

7 December 2018

‘We are all one’: The Unstoppable run promotes rights of persons with disabilities

Twenty-two year old Rahma Khaled participated in a Friday morning 2 km run to send a strong message; we are all one. The swimming champion with Down syndrome hopes to cement the belief that everyone... Read more

1 December 2018
Press Release

8 km women’s race kicks off Destination Egypt 2030

UNFPA Egypt and the Ministry of Youth and Sports organized the first women’s race in Egypt on November 30 in partnership with the National Council for Women and Cairo Runners. The race fell under the... Read more

25 November 2018

Joint UN Statement on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement by the Heads of UN agencies, UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF and UN WOMEN, calling for solidarity with survivors and survivor advocates and women’s human rights defenders who are working to prevent and... Read more