UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.
20 December 2016
“My wife told me how much she suffered when she was cut (female genital mutilation) at the age of 14. She also faced a hard time during the delivery of our first child. She had to be operated on and spent one month in...
20 October 2016
• Girls are less likely than boys to complete schooling and more likely to face forced marriage, child labour, female genital mutilation and other undermining practices. • More than half of the world’s 60 million 10-...
12 August 2016
Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, for International Youth Day UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates International Youth Day by reaffirming and recognizing the central role of young people in promoting the well-being of their families, communities and nations. This year’s theme