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UN Launches ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Review Report

The ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Report is the culmination of a landmark UN review of progress, gaps, challenges and emerging issues in relation to the ICPD Programme of Action. It gathers data from 176 member states,…

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Improving Health Care in West Africa

Preliminary results of the Demographic and Health Survey released earlier this week in Sierra Leone indicate that the country has improved health services in the last five years.

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Visit by a Crown Princess

YANGON, Myanmar - The excitement was palpable as a group of young people patiently awaited the arrival of H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark in the heart of Yangon on 10 January, 2014.

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Building the future now

More than 130 experts from 46 countries around the world gathered in Dakar, Senegal, this week to discuss results achieved in 2013 with the support of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

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India Launches its National Adolescent Health Strategy

NEW DELHI — India’s recent decision to launch a national adolescent health strategy aimed at addressing the critical health concerns of adolescents in the country, indicates the Government’s determination to put youth…

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Family Planning in Ethiopia

While China is relaxing its one-child policy, Ethiopia, one of the most heavily populated countries in Africa, is moving in the opposite direction.

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First Tacloban Born Baby in 2014

Tacloban, Philippines -UNFPA was planning to share the good news of the safe birth of the first baby of 2014 born in Tacloban in the Philippines. However, the baby who was born a little past midnight by caesarean-…

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UNFPA Provides Support for Women and Girls as Humanitarian Situation Deteriorates in Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic – As the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in Central African Republic (CAR), UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is providing emergency assistance for women and…

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It Takes a Market to get Men to Use Condoms in Africa. Here's How.

<p>What can be done to increase the use of condoms by men in African countries? PSI and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) teamed up over the past year to study and report on the state of play in six…

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