Ensuring rights and choices for all

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“I was only 12 years old when I got married to my 25-year-old cousin,” Najma*, from a Syria, told UNFPA recently.
Publications
In 2018, we at UNFPA set in motion a strategic effort, based on quality data, to achieve three zeros by 2030: zero...
News
Not long ago, Olena* feared for her life and for her children. But then she found the courage to start a new life.
News
Helen Poni hopes her decision to not become a child bride and pursue a career inspires other girls.
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Girls and women who undergo FGM face a range of serious health risks – from potentially fatal bleeding to childbirth...
Marta Paula, from Guinea-Bissau, was hospitalized when she gave birth at 13. Doctors were worried she might die. Today, she calls for young people to have access to family planning. © UNFPA/I. Barbosa
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Across 51 countries, only 57 per cent of women who are married or in a relationship are able to make their own choices...
Conference
From 12-14 November, UNFPA and the Government of Kenya are convening the Nairobi Summit, a high-level conference to...

UNFPA Transformative Results

END MATERNAL DEATH

Since 1990, maternal death has declined by 44 per cent. Still, some 830 women...Read more

Maternal deaths per 100,000 live births

  • Actual
  • UNFPA vision
  • SDG Target
Assuming all the maternal deaths are preventable

END UNMET NEED FOR FAMILY PLANNING

Family planning is central to women’s empowerment and sustainable...Read more

Unmet need for family planning

  • Actual
  • UNFPA vision
  • Projection
Women with unmet need are those, aged 15-49, who are married or in a union and want to stop or delay childbearing but are not using any method of contraception

END GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND ALL HARMFUL PRACTICES

Violence against women and girls remains a global pandemic. One in...Read more

Ending Child Marriage

Per cent of girls married/in union before age 15
Per cent of girls married/in union after age 15 but before age 18
  • Actual
  • UNFPA vision
  • SDG Target
  • Actual
  • UNFPA vision
  • SDG Target

ENDING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND HARMFUL PRACTICES

Violence against women and girls remains a global pandemic. One in...Read more

Global prevalence of female genital mutilation

  • Actual
  • UNFPA vision
  • SDG Target

ENDING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND HARMFUL PRACTICES

Violence against women and girls remains a global pandemic. One in...Read more

Prevalence of recent intimate partner violence

  • UNFPA vision
  • SDG Target
Per cent of women and girls aged 15 years and older subjected to physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months

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