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Too Young to Wed Exhibit on Tour

Powerful images of child brides that put a human face on this human rights violation are on display in Washington, D.C., this week.

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Scaling Up Strategies to Encourage Abandonment of FGM/C

Five years ago, UNFPA and UNICEF launched an ambitious Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting.

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African Leaders Review Strategies, Renew Commitments to Combat HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

African leaders met in the Nigerian capital for the Abuja +12 Special Summit of the African Union on the challenges posed by HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and other life-threatening diseases in Africa.

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Empowerment and Choice: Raising Awareness about Adolescent Pregnancy On World Population Day

<p>In this interview with The Independent on the occasion of World Population Day 2013, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin talks about adolescent pregnancy, family planning, and human rights, the…

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ICPD Human Rights Conference Opens with Strong Calls for Equality for Every Person

NOORDWIJK, The Netherlands—The ICPD International Conference on Human Rights began on Sunday, with strong appeals to promote and protect the rights of every person, without any distinction.

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Population Trends are an Opportunity, Not a Threat, if Coupled with Smart Policies

<p>Current population dynamics in Europe, North America and Central Asia must be seen as an opportunity, not a threat, senior officials of UNFPA and the UN Economic Commission for Europe said at the opening of the…

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UNFPA Implements International Aid Transparency Initiative

This month, UNFPA joins the more than 150 organizations now publishing data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative registry, a voluntary, international, multi-stakeholder initiative that makes information…

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Getting Men to Use Condoms

<p>This New York Times feature explores the ways in which global health organizations are finding innovative ways of advertising and promoting condom use in order to curb sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted…

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Addressing High-Risk Pregnancies in Northeast Brazil

SALVADOR, Bahia –The tiny baby girl was asleep when UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin came to see her, and her 13-year-old mother was resting nearby.

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