UN Population Fund

News in Brief 17 August 2017 (PM)

UN campaign stresses that civilians caught in conflict are #NotATarget

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UN Gender Focus: UN mourns "great champion for women, girls" and Ocean Conference

Late UN official advocate for women, girls’ sexual reproductive rights

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News in brief 1 May (PM)

South Sudanese government urged to protect thousands from attack

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UN Gender Focus: Yemen, indigenous women and disaster preparedness

Women and girls paying “heaviest price” in Yemen as famine looms: UNFPA

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Women and girls paying “heaviest price” in Yemen as famine looms

Women and girls are “paying the heaviest” price as Yemen’s humanitarian crisis deepens, increasing their vulnerability to violation and abuse.

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UN Gender Focus: Pakistani activist, Ugandan entrepreneur and midwives in South Sudan

Being a woman, human rights defender in Pakistan is “risky”

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Rise in midwives an “exciting story” from South Sudan

Four years ago, there were only 10 qualified midwives in South Sudan, which has a population of more than 12 million.

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US$21 billion “dividend” to keep 10-year old girls in school

Developing countries around the world could reap a US$21 billion “dividend” if all 10-year old girls are able to finish secondary education.

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UN Gender Focus: International Day of the Girl Child

Disparity in household chores shows need for more investment in girls: UNICEF

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UN Gender Focus: “SDG generation”, gender equality and South Sudan

“Girls matter” to sustainability and growth of the whole world

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