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Review of the Executive Plan 2015-2020 in the Context of the National Population and Development Strategy 2015-2030

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The review of the National Population Strategy (2015-2030) aims to independently assess the progress of its Executive Plan in realizing the results during the period 2015 to 2018, with the use of indicators as the main source of reference. The review outlined the challenges and proposed a detailed road map to accelerate progress.

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UNFPA Egypt COVID-19 Response

Newsletter

With the COVID-19 outbreak straining public health systems globally, UNFPA Egypt is working with national partners, UN agencies and private sector to support the fight against the pandemic and ensure that reproductive health services are not deterred by the outbreak.

This newsletter provides an overview of UNFPA Egypt's response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the period between April-June 2020.

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EU Support of Egypt's National Population Strategy - Year 2 in Review

Newsletter

The EU Support to Egypt's National Population Strategy project is funded by the European Union and aims at increasing the use of voluntary, rights-based family planning through improved supply of family planning services and commodities, increased demand for family planning, and enhanced governance for implementation of the National Population Strategy. 

This newsletter shows the project's achievements during its second year.

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State of World Population 2020

State of World Population Report

Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report

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COVID-19: A Gender Lens

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Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and those in extreme poverty, worse. This needs to be considered, given the different impacts surrounding detection and access to treatment for women and men.

Women represent 70 percent of the health and social sector workforce globally and special attention should be given to how their work environment may expose them to discrimination, as well as thinking about their sexual and reproductive health and psychosocial needs as frontline health workers.

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Trends of Fertility Levels in Egypt in Recent Years

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The total fertility rate in Egypt dipped from 3.5 in 2014 to 3.1 in 2018, according to a study prepared by UNFPA, with data collected from the birth and mortality registration system implemented in collaboration between with the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform and the Ministry of Health and Population.

The system data was made available in April 2017 through the National Digital E-System, which is supervised and managed by the Ministry of Planning.

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Beneficiaries' rights

Fact Sheet

Beneficiaries' rights

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EU Support of Egypt's National Population Strategy - One Year in Review

Newsletter

With the support of an EU-grant of 27 Million Euros, UNFPA, upon the request of the Government of Egypt, led the drafting process of the National Population Strategy, and is now facilitating its actual implementation with its partners including the Ministry of Health and Population.

The project is funded by the European Union and aims at increasing the use of voluntary, rights-based family planning through improved supply of family planning services and commodities, increased demand for family planning, and enhanced governance for implementation of the National Population Strategy. It will ultimately benefit Egyptians of reproductive age who will have more choices regarding the size of their families, as well as the timing and spacing of children. 

This newsletter shows the project's achievements during its first year.

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What to do if..?

Fact Sheet

A poster including information about pregnancy and breast feeding and reproductive health in general, produced by UNFPA, WHO and the Ministry of Health and Population, with funding from the EU.

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Unfinished Business: the pursuit of rights and choices for all

State of World Population Report

This year’s State of the World Population (SWOP) report comes at the 50th anniversary of the creation of UNFPA, the UN agency for sexual and reproductive health, and the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). The report analyzes the progress the world has made regarding the promises of the ICPD including putting individuals in charge of their own reproductive decisions and empowering women and girls as a precondition for development. The report also identifies areas of improvement and tells stories of women who lived through the transformative decades since the promises of the ICDP were first made.

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