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18 June 2021

Health care for women displaced by violence in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti --- 165 women - whose shelters were set on fire by armed gangs in Tabarre Issa, Galette Greffin, a locality in the commune of Pétion-Ville - participated in a mobile clinic... Read more

5 May 2021

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day of the Midwife 5 May 2021   Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote the... Read more

28 April 2021

Saving the lives of women, girls and newborns

Beaumont, a commune in Haiti in the Grand'Anse department in the Corail district, generally has many cases of early pregnancy, according to members of its population. Kétia Lizaire, midwife at the... Read more

27 April 2021

Preserve the life and dignity of women, girls and communities by improving access to sexual and reproductive health services, including prevention and response to gender-based violence

Project Window: UNFPA / CERF-UFE Location: Grand'Anse and North West WOMEN AND THEIR COMMUNITIES SAY ENOUGH IS ENOUGH AGAINST VIOLENCE Mimose Estinvil, a young female activist joined the Committee... Read more

26 April 2021

Reducing maternal and neonatal mortality in Haiti

The United Nation Agency for Reproductive Health, donated to the Haitian government through the Department of Public Health and Population 9 out of 10 condoms distributed in Haiti in 2020, for an... Read more

8 March 2021

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and schools. They... Read more

6 February 2021

2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19

Only united, concerted and well-funded action can end this human rights violation Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation by UNFPA Executive Director Dr.... Read more

12 December 2020

Let’s stop treating sexual and reproductive health care as anything less than essential

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Universal Health Coverage Day 12 December 2020   When universal health coverage became an agreed global goal just five years ago... Read more

10 December 2020

Standing up for human rights more important than ever

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day 10 December 2020 Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of... Read more

3 December 2020

The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December 2020 More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability... Read more