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29 September 2020

UNFPA partners with UN Women and Korea to advance gender equality in Tanzania

A three-year Joint UNFPA and UN Women Programme supported by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) was launched today in Ikungi District, Singida Region, Tanzania.   The Joint Programme... Read more

22 September 2020

Looking back….moving forward

We first met Winifrida three years ago. She had just attended training to learn about her rights and adolescent sexual and reproductive health because in her own words she didn’t like seeing girls... Read more

17 September 2020
Press Release

New High-Level Commission will ensure promises made at Nairobi Summit are kept as COVID-19 pandemic threatens to turn back the clock for women’s health and rights

NEW YORK – A new High-Level Commission of advocates, experts and activists was established today to help commitments to women’s health and rights made at the November 2019 Nairobi Summit on ICPD25... Read more

28 August 2020
Press Release

UNFPA hands over 300 PPE kits to Zanzibar government

28 August 2020, Tanzania – As part of its commitment to support the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar to maintain uninterrupted essential and lifesaving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and... Read more

27 August 2020

AMUA Accelerator II Demo Day: And the winners are….

On 12 August – as youth around the world celebrated International Youth Day, with this year’s theme Youth Engagement for Global Action – AMUA Accelerator II reached the end of its start-up incubation... Read more

18 August 2020

World Humanitarian Day: Celebrating the Real-life Heroes Battling COVID-19, Crises and Disasters

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Saving lives has never been more harrowing. Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records,... Read more

11 August 2020

Youth leading the way in COVID-19 solutions

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanen, International Youth Day As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people are taking action to... Read more

23 July 2020

Boosting the health workforce in Tanzania

Tanzania’s health workforce got a boost recently as 575 volunteer health workers – physicians, doctors, nurses and environmental health officers – were recruited into the formal health system for a... Read more

22 July 2020

Dignity Kits bring hygiene supplies to quarantined women in Zanzibar

Bikombo* says she was lucky she had the chance to gather some of the things she would need for her stay at the government-run quarantine facilities in Mtoni – on the outskirts of Zanzibar Town – when... Read more

10 July 2020

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day   Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his call for a... Read more