Friends of UNFPA promotes the health, dignity, and rights of women and girls around the world by supporting the lifesaving 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.
die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy or childbirth.
deaths averted thanks to UNFPA-supplied contraception in the last year.
received child marriage prevention or protection services in 2019.
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In Yemen, conflict, looming famine, and the COVID-19 pandemic put the lives of women and girls at risk. Despite it all, your support provides lifesaving so Yemen’s women and girls can reach their full potential.
Friends of UNFPA is the official U.S.-based nonprofit supporting UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Find out more about us and our work.
Friends of UNFPA is fully committed to supporting the women and girls of Afghanistan, no matter what. Everyone has the right to quality reproductive health and rights. For decades, UNFPA has provided essential health services to the people of Afghanistan including maternal and newborn care, along with services for safety and protection.
As the violent conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia, enters its eighth month and famine looms, pregnant women and newborns urgently need your help.
The hostilities have greatly reduced health services, staff and supplies. Thousands of women and girls in Tigray are in need of essential life-saving medicine, supplies, and care now.
UNFPA is the lead United Nations entity focused on reproductive health and rights for all. Working in more than 155 countries, UNFPA delivers a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.
Friends of UNFPA is hosting a public virtual screening of With Grace, a new National Geographic short documentary film. The event is taking place on Tuesday, October 19 at 1 PM EST and you can register here. Directed by Austin Meyer, With Grace follows the joys, fears, and…
As the official support committee for UNFPA, every dollar you give is used efficiently to mobilize further funds and action for UNFPA’s lifesaving work.
One mother and six babies die in childbirth every two hours in Yemen
As funding runs out, help us keep one of the few remaining clinics open over the holidays.