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12 August 2019
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25... Read more
11 July 2019
Statement
Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more
10 April 2019
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019— The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more
26 October 2017
News
UNFPA ASRO Regional Director invited to talk about Demographic Dividend in Algeria
UNFPA ASRO Regional Director, Dr Luay Shabaneh was invited by the National Institute of Global Strategy Studies in Algiers, Algeria to deliver a lecture at a conference on the linkage and perspective... Read more
17 October 2017
Press Release
In most developing countries, the poorest women have the fewest options for family planning.
UNITED NATIONS, New York--Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and... Read more
13 October 2017
News
What does gender inequality look like? These five girls can tell you. Illustration by Bodil Jane for UNFPA.
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Despite years of efforts and advances, full gender equality has yet to be realized. There is not one country in the world free of gender-based violence or discrimination... Read more
3 October 2017
Dr. Kanem is the Fund’s fifth Executive Director.
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
14 June 2017
News
Algeria, June 2017 Abdou, Sonia, Marinel, Allen and many other youth, part of a group, committed to promote women’s rights and strengthen male involvement in GBV through their sense of humor via... Read more
8 April 2017
As part of UNFPA Algeria's support to the Ministry of Health for the implementation of the National Plan for the Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality 2015-2019 that targets the strengthening... Read more
7 March 2017
News
In collaboration with the Ministry of National Solidarity, UNFPA Algeria celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women under the slogan: “United to end GBV” The... Read more

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