20 September 2011
News
September 20, 2011 marks the one-year anniversary of Every Woman, Every Child, a global effort to achieve country-led commitments to bring life-saving health care to millions of women and children in the developing... Read more
15 August 2011
News
KABUL, Afghanistan --- UNFPA Executive Director Dr.  Babatunde Osotimehin chose Afghanistan and Bangladesh as the first developing countries in Asia to visit. Both are considered high priority for the global programme... Read more
16 August 2011
In the News
KABUL, Afghanistan — Without sufficient access to health services and education, Afghan women have too many children too frequently exposing them and their families to dangers, the head of UNFPA today said on his first... Read more
5 November 2001
News
Afghan women from all walks of life must be part of designing the humanitarian response, and male leaders should encourage their inclusion, says relief worker Sippi Azerbaijani-Moghaddam of the Women’s Commission, an... Read more
19 February 2002
News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- Dr. Sima Samar, Afghanistan’s interim Minister for Women’s Affairs, is a woman in a hurry. Two months into her six-month term of office, she has clear ideas about what her ministry can do for... Read more
19 February 2002
News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- “When we asked for help in reconstructing an office for our ministry, UNFPA really acted quickly,” says Dr. Sima Samar, Minster for Women’s Affairs in Afghanistan’s interim administration. Photo... Read more
14 August 2002
News
KABUL - On a dusty football field about 700 yards from Khair Khana Maternity Hospital in northern Kabul, a team of Danish engineers, medical technicians and Afghan personnel have been working tirelessly since early... Read more
31 March 2002
News
SHALMAN REFUGEE CAMP, Khyber Agency, Pakistan -- Tens of thousands of displaced Afghans are returning home on the road from Peshawar to Jalabad. But in this desolate place not far from the border, thousands more are... Read more
19 February 2002
News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- A severe shortage of trained female doctors and midwives is a major obstacle to extending reproductive health care to Afghan women. The vast majority have no access to family planning, prenatal... Read more
19 February 2002
News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- The small surgery in the Khair Khana 52-Beds Hospital smells of blood. (Actually it is more a clinic than a hospital.) Laundry is drying on the operating table. Equipment for anaesthesia and... Read more

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