News & Reports

Every step of the way… UNFPA is there

Women and girls around the world face significant barriers to reaching their potential and living their own lives.  These barriers
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Friends of UNFPA 2018 Annual Report

You can read the report here: Friends of UNFPA 2018 Annual Report. Minh Ngo, Chair of the Board of Friends
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Restoring UNFPA Funding Act of 2019

On October 17, 2019, Representative Chrissy Houlahan of Pennsylvania introduced the Restoring UNFPA Funding Act of 2019 onto the House
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In Moldova, life skills education helps girls find a better path

UNFPA develops comprehensive sexuality education courses and implements national strategies to combat gender-based violence in places like Moldova.
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A LEGACY OF FREEDOM AND CHOICE

“I wonder what my great-grandmother’s life would have been like if she had access to family planning.”
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Hope and Healing: UNFPA Provides Training on Sexual and Reproductive Health in Venezuela

“We have been traveling for a week without being able to sleep, take a shower or eat well. I get
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Lifesaving services at risk as humanitarian funding dries up in Yemen

Lifesaving services at risk in Yemen - The loss of funding will directly affect 650,000 women accessing reproductive health
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The Dangers of Child Marriage and 5 Ways to End this Human Rights Abuse

1 in 5 women in the world right now were married before they reached age 18.   However, this is a huge improvement
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5 Upsetting Reasons Women Aren’t Using Family Planning Around the World Today

Family planning is a human right, and everyone should be able to decide when, if, and with whom they have
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Terrified and Giving Birth Alone: Emergency Birth Kits Save Moms in Humanitarian Crises

UNFPA emergency birth kits provide pregnant women in emergency settings with the tools they need to give birth. Read more
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Stories From the Field

In Uzbekistan, midwives learn to make calls that save lives

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“Never give up hope,” fistula survivor tells Pakistani women

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From child brides and FGM survivors to leaders on a global stage

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A look back at the 2010s: A decade of voices and choices

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How to do no harm: Resources to help journalists avoid re-traumatizing survivors of sexual violence

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As fighting rages in north-eastern Syria, UNFPA and partners rush to meet the needs of women

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Young voices demand to be heard: Celebrating young activists on Human Rights Day

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Women and girls’ pathway to a life free from violence in Lao People's Democratic Republic

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In Mauritania, imams take to radio waves to say child marriage is against Islam

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In rural Zambia, midwives trained to address birth complications provide quality maternal care

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