Our Work

Friends of UNFPA promotes the health, dignity, and rights of women and girls around the world by supporting the life-saving work of UNFPA, the United Nations reproductive health and rights agency, through education, advocacy, and fundraising.

UNFPA is the lead United Nations entity for reproductive health and rights for all.

Working in over 155 countries, UNFPA works to end the unmet need for family planning, to end preventable maternal deaths, and to end violence and harmful practices against women and girls.

830Women

(estimated) die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy or childbirth.

16 MillionWomen

and girls given access to reproductive health care, counseling, and family planning services during humanitarian emergencies through UNFPA programs in 2016.

93,000Mothers’

lives saved from preventable deaths during pregnancy and childbirth by UNFPA between 2014 and 2016.

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Thousands of Rohingya women and girls have fled violence in Myanmar into Bangladesh. UNFPA needs your help to provide lifesaving reproductive health care.

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UNFPA’s Work

UNFPA is the lead United Nations entity focused on reproductive health and rights for all. Working in 155 countries and territories, UNFPA delivers a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.

Family Planning

Safe Motherhood

Humanitarian Response

Treating and Preventing Obstetric Fistula

Ending Female Genital Mutilation

News & Reports

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Show Rohingya Women That We Care

By Ashley Judd, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Article and video originally appeared on CNN CNN Editors Note: Ashley Judd is a US actress and activist. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNFPA, the United Nations reproductive health and rights agency. The opinions in this article belong to the author. (CNN) – The…

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Providing Dignity, Saving Lives

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UNFPA is Helping Women and Girl Refugees Fleeing Conflict

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UNFPA’s Clean Delivery Kits Can Make the Difference Between Life and Death

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Child bride and fistula survivor becomes an advocate for change

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