No content available.

Related content

Dr. José Luis Palma Vélez aboard the "Health Canoe," a water ambulance in the Amazon that transports pregnant women to the nearest health centre. © UNFPA/Jose Antonio Guayasamin

Women living in rural, marginalized communities are among the most vulnerable, often facing limited access to essential services, including health care, social services and justice. Women who experience illness, pregnancy complications, poverty or violence may have nowhere...


The sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women takes place at United Nations Headquarters starting on 13 March. 

This year, UNFPA will be highlighting its work promoting women's rights, health and equality around the world, with a special focus on...


The High-Level Forum on Adolescent Girls and Agenda 2030 will be held on 11 March from 9:30 a.m.–6:00 p.m. at United Nations Headquarters in New York City in advance of the Commission on the Status of Women. During this event, organized by UNFPA in collaboration with UN...


We use cookies and other identifiers to help improve your online experience. By using our website you agree to this. To learn more, including how to change your settings, see our cookies policy.