UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.

News

9 March 2017

Giving birth in the shadow of starvation in South Sudan

The famine in South Sudan, borne out of years of war, political instability and drought, now affects more than 100,000 people. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is increasingly concerned about the health and...

8 March 2017

No wealth without health

Edith Nambalirwa’s smile lights the bustling business district in downtown Mubende. Watching as she glides her fingers with ease, knitting strands of a customer’s hair into intricate braids in her growing practice, it...

7 March 2017

Universal access to SRH—key to gender equality

Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from want and fear, without discrimination. Gender equality is also vital to sustainable development, peace and security. It’s not...

Videos

iAccelerator Innovators' Journey, Rwanda
iAccelerator Innovators' Journey
The Demographic Dividend: Unlocking Africa's Youth Potential
The Demographic Dividend
Census enters the digital age in Ethiopia
Census enters the digital age in Ethiopia
Dia Mundial da População 2016 - Investir nas adolescentes
Dia Mundial da População 2016 - Investir nas adolescentes
Safe Birth, Even Here
Safe Birth, Even Here

Publications

Since launching in 2014, UNFPA's Safeguard Young People Programme has achieved...
This brochure provides an overview of one of UNFPA's flagship programmes - the Safeguard...
This report provides a summary of UNFPA's progress and achievements in East and Southern...
The 2015 Annual Report reflects the results of better and more precise data on the...