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10 December 2019

Youth Standing up for Human Rights

Statement for Human Rights Day from UNFPA Executive Director Dr Natalia Kanem 10 December 2019 On this Human Rights Day, we at UNFPA salute the young people who are pushing for progress and making meaningful change in their communities, countries and around the world. Twenty-five years ago, women’s rights activists and

14 November 2019

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls

NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths, unmet need for family planning and gender-based violence and harmful practices against women and girls by 2030. “The Nairobi Summit

12 November 2019

Major commitments made by governments, civil society, private sector on opening day of landmark sexual and reproductive health summit

NAIROBI, Kenya, 12 November 2019 – World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end preventable maternal death, meet all women’s demand for family planning, and stop violence against women and girls by 2030. The

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