Thoraya A. Obaid's Photos

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Thoraya Ahmed Obaid
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Thoraya Ahmed Obaid addresses United Nations General Assembly special meeting to mark the 15th anniversary of the Cairo International Conference on Population and Development.  October 2009.

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UNFPA Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, addressing a session of the United Nations General Assembly. Credit: United Nations Photo | 300 dpi (438 kb)
UNFPA Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, in discussions on leadership and vision with the former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. Credit: UNFPA/Julitta Onabanjo | 300 dpi (673 kb)
Thoraya Ahmed Obaid at meeting on Women for a Better World. April 2010. Credit:  Angèle Etoundi Essamba |  300 dpi (1,210 kb)
Thoraya Ahmed Obaid at opening ceremony of 26th population conference, at the Palais des congrès (Congress Palace) in Marrakech, Morocco. September 2009.  Credit: UNFPA Morocco Office |  300 dpi (1,688 kb)
Thoraya Ahmed Obaid greets young mother at a maternity home in El Haouz Province of the Region of Marrakech. September 2009.   Credit: UNFPA Morocco Office |  300 dpi (1,728 kb)
Thoraya Ahmed Obaid brings greetings and flowers to a young mother at a maternity home in El Haouz Province of the Region of Marrakech. September 2009.  Credit: UNFPA Morocco Office |  300 dpi (1,028 kb)
   
Thoraya Ahmed Obaid greets a patient in a UNFPA-provided prefabricated gynaecological ward in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. April 2007. Credit: Rashid Awan for UNFPA Pakistan | 200 dpi (173 kb)
UNFPA’s Goodwill Ambassador in Portugal, Catarina Furtado, delivered an unprecedented €253,000 (more than $340,000) contribution to UNFPA through its Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, at a ceremony attended by Portugal’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and two dozen journalists on 16 May. Credit: UNFPA/ Leyla Alyanak | 72 dpi (673 kb)
Thoraya Obaid and Minister of Public Health Dr. Sayed Mohammed Amin Fatemi open Afghanistan's first facility for obstetric fistula surgery. Credit: UNFPA /William A. Ryan | 240 dpi (112 kb)
Thoraya Ahmed Obaid talks to captain of a girls' football team in Moamba District, Mozambique. The girls are members of the Geracao Biz (Busy Generation) a UNFPA-supported and youth-inspired programme to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among young people. Geracao Biz covers nine out of the country's 11 provinces. Credit: UNFPA/George Ngwa | 200 dpi (327 kb)
Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid (first from right) after introducing the 2006 Salas Lecturer and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, Nicholas Kristof (second from left) to Kofi Annan. Others in attendance were Ambassador Carmelita Salas (second from right) and the Director of UNFPA information and external affairs, Safiye Cagar (first on the left). Credit: UN/Eskinder Debebe | 300 dpi (539 kb)
Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, admires the baby of a trainer at a UNFPA-supported association of widows, single mothers and female heads of households who try to make a difference among peers through HIV prevention work. Based in Maputo, Mozambique, it was established in 1997 to help protect the rights of women.
Credit: UNFPA/George Ngwa | 180 dpi (660 kb)
UNFPA's Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, comforts a fistula patient in Dhaka, Bangladesh. "No one will call me mama, no man will marry me and I shall live and die alone," the young woman said to Ms. Obaid. The woman had come to the hospital suffering from a fistula complication that led to the removal of her uterus at the age of 18. Credit: UNFPA Bangladesh Office
Ms. Obaid greets a fistula another patient in Dhaka. 
Credit: UNFPA Bangladesh Office
UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, comforts a fistula patient at the Fistula Repair Centre at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh.  The Centre was established with support from UNFPA in Bangladesh, where some 70,000 women suffer from fistula. Credit: © GMB Akash/Panos Pictures/On behalf of UNFPA | 300 dpi (867 kb)
UNFPA's Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, comforting the baby of a Togolese refugee in the Republic of Benin. Ms. Obaid had visited the refugees' camp about 100 kilometres from the country's capital, Cotonou, and handed over some reproductive health supplies. Credit: UNFPA Benin Office. | 300 dpi (434 kb)
   
Ms. Obaid greets patient in the maternity ward of a hospital in central Nigeria. Credit: UNFPA Nigeria Office | 200 dpi (708 kb)