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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

21 November 2018
Press Release

UNFPA to promote storylines related to public health in partnership with CIFF

UNFPA is partnering with the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) to inspire and advocate for storylines on topics related to public health, specifically challenges facing Egypt such as early... Read more

29 October 2018
Press Release

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem concludes visit to Cairo

Cairo, October 29 - UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem recognized Egypt’s efforts in scaling up a rights-based family planning program during her visit to Cairo on October 28. During her... Read more

18 September 2018

With the beginning of the new academic year 2018/19 , 6 additional Universities are making their campuses safe and girl friendly

The National Council for Women (NCW) in collaboration with UNFPA organized a workshop in Alexandria on 9 and 10 September 2018 as part of a series of capacity building workshops to support the... Read more

1 September 2018

1000 physicians trained as EU Support to Egypt’s National Population Strategy project kicks off

As part of its program to enhance the capacity of family planning service providers, the EU Support to Egypt’s National Population Strategy project supported the training of 1000 general... Read more

18 August 2018

Community activities to make family planning services more accessible

The EU Support to Egypt’s National Population Strategy project is set to make family planning and post-partum services more accessible through enhancing the role of outreach workers and community... Read more