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Help UNFPA Provide Lifesaving Care to Rohingya Women and Girls

At least 800,000 Rohingya refugees have fled violence in Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh, and 70 percent of them are women and girls who are cut off from health care services. Please help UNFPA provide lifesaving care to Rohingya women and girls who have been exposed to unimaginable horrors.  Donate Now

 




Worlds Apart: UNFPA’s 2017 State of the World Population Report

UNFPA’s eye-opening report details the implications of global inequality and maps an alternative path forward so that each person can reach their fullest potential. UNFPA issues a call for a new course of action that tackles multiple inequalities holistically including those in sexual and reproductive health.  Read Worlds Apart

 

 

 



Friends of UNFPA Welcomes the Appointment of Dr. Natalia Kanem as UNFPA Executive Director

Friends of UNFPA welcomes the selection of Dr. Natalia Kanem as the new Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.  Read the full Statement 






UNFPA, Baby Box Co., Help Haitian Mothers Protect Their Babies During Disasters

Together with the Baby Box Company and the Ministry of Public Health and Population in Haiti, UNFPA launched the Baby Box project, a new initiative helping mothers protect their infants in dangerous situations. The project, which is supported by Johnson & Johnson, will provide 2,500 Baby Boxes to Haitian mothers and babies.  Read the Press Release. 






We Can Value Humanitarians Even if President Trump Does Not

Friends of UNFPA Executive Director Melissa Kuklin writes for Inter Press Service, “The claim that Donald Trump cares about women and their health would be farcical if the impact of the Administration’s policies wasn’t so tragic,” states Kuklin.
 
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Friends of UNFPA Statement: United States Government Defunds UNFPA

The Trump-Pence Administration’s drastic decision to eliminate funding to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, directly affects millions of the most vulnerable women and girls around the world. In fact, cutting funding to UNFPA cuts women’s lives short.   Read the full statement.



 

Nicholas Kristof Denounces Trump-Pence Administration’s Decision Eliminating Funding for UNFPA 

“Politicians in Washington don’t have a clue about the hideous things that happen when women are marginalized and health care is unavailable,” said New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof.  Read more.  



 




Tell Your Members of Congress to Denounce U.S. Defunding UNFPA

Please Contact your Members of Congress and ask them to publically denounce the life-threatening decision to defund UNFPA. Together we can show the Trump-Pence Administration that Americans support funding for UNFPA and UNFPA's lifesaving work.   Take Action   Donate Now


 


UNFPA Responds to Urgent Maternal Health and Protection Needs of Women in Disasters

Nowhere in the world is the risk of dying in pregnancy or childbirth greater than in crisis circumstances like those currently seen Syria, the Central African Republic, and South Sudan. UNFPA's clean delivery kit provides the most basic essentials for safe birth. Donate a life-saving clean delivery kit and help deliver hope for a pregnant woman and her baby. 
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