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8 October 2020

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Girl Child

It is every girl’s right to speak and to be heard. Today, on the International Day of the Girl, let’s commit to listening to and lifting up girls... Read more

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... 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... 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... Read more

28 August 2020
Press Release

UNFPA hands over 300 PPE kits to Zanzibar government

As part of its commitment to support the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar to maintain uninterrupted essential and lifesaving reproductive,... 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... 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... 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... 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 –... 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... Read more