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18 August 2017
Statement
Message of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem World Humanitarian Day 19 August 2017 Every woman has the right to decide whether or when she will become pregnant, to give birth safely... Read more
15 August 2017
Feature Story
MANGOCHI, Malawi — Like any other young woman, Jenipher Sanni dreams of making it big. But for a girl who survived a year-long abusive marriage at age 14 and with gritted determination to get an... Read more
11 August 2017
This week, we are highlighting five remarkable young people in the region who are building peace in their communities. Here’s Halkano’s story: Kenya – Violence has been a regular occurrence in the... Read more
11 August 2017
KIGALI, Rwanda – The world today is home to 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 – and the youth population is growing fastest in developing countries. With young people making up... Read more
10 August 2017
Opinion
This week, we are highlighting five remarkable young people in the region who are building peace in their communities. Here's Katongo's story: It’s easy to be captivated by Katongo Chileshe’s... Read more
8 August 2017
This week, we are highlighting five remarkable young people in the region who are building peace in their communities. Here's Paska's story: Paska Alfred was just 11 years old when she was forced to... Read more
8 August 2017
SHEBEL BERENTA DISTRICT, Amhara Region, Ethiopia – Sileshi Deguale is busy preparing his land for the planting season; it is back-breaking work but he has the support of family members. Last year he... Read more
2 August 2017
NAIKARRA, Narok County, Kenya – “I woke up one morning, and my father told me that we were poor and needed money,” says Faith Kiraison, 13, from Naikarra. She was confused about why her father was... Read more
31 July 2017
BENISHANGUL-GUMUZ, Ethiopia – Three times, Abebech Kabla has given birth alone in the woods. Each time, she thought she might die. The first time, she was only 13 years old, and just a year into her... Read more
28 July 2017
GASHIKANWA, Ngozi, Burundi – "I had twelve children with my wife and five (have) already died because of poverty. A vasectomy was our only relief,” says Damien Gahutu. It is in his minority community... Read more

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