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9 May 2017
“I encourage my fellow youths out there to not be afraid to take a step and share their ideas and innovations. To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.” These inspiring words for... Read more
9 May 2017
Feature Story
Gobabis, Omaheke Region, Namibia — Each day, single mother Elizabeth Kazapua rises at 4.30 a.m. and begins her hour-long journey by foot to work at the site of a ground-breaking pilot project at... Read more
9 May 2017
UNITED NATIONS, New York/Abuja, 8 May 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of an additional 82 Chibok girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram group, and is on... Read more
9 May 2017
Statement
Monday, 8 May 2017 Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the UN Population Fund, on Release of 82 Chibok Girls UNITED NATIONS, New York, 8 May 2017 –We, at UNFPA, the... Read more
5 May 2017
“I didn’t plan to come to South Sudan. One day I found myself on the UNV (United Nations Volunteers programme) website and I decided to put my profile there. I didn’t even know that South Sudan... Read more
3 May 2017
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2017 UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving... Read more
26 April 2017
LAMWO, Northern Uganda – At a refugee reception centre in northern Uganda, nine mothers standing in single file cuddled their newborn babies, all of them wrapped up warmly in wool blankets. Visibly... Read more
20 April 2017
Dispatch
SHOW GROUND COMMUNITY, Petauke District, Eastern Province, Zambia – “I’ve been living with HIV since birth. Life has not been very easy for me. I used to be shy and could not say anything in class. I... Read more
12 April 2017
Dispatch
Takhona is from Shiselweni, one of the poorest regions in Swaziland. In secondary school, she started drinking alcohol, which led to an ongoing substance abuse problem. She and two friends drank... Read more
6 April 2017
Dispatch
MORONI, Comoros – "I was expelled from my uncle's family home because he found out that I was seeing a boy from my village. This situation did not please him,” says Fazlat Said Salim, 21, originally... Read more

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