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13 October 2017
What does gender inequality look like? These five girls can tell you. Illustration by Bodil Jane for UNFPA.

Girls speak out on inequality

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.

Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA 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

I say no to Gender Based Violence, with theater

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

Advocacy for Algeria’s procurement of commodities

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

United to end Gender Based Violence

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

26 November 2016

Mobilizing young men to prevent gender based violence

In 2016, UNFPA Algeria focused its efforts on creating a dynamic movement around male involvement in GBV prevention. The local context and existing data and  well understood impact on health, rights... Read more

23 November 2016

High Level Event on Demographic Dividend and Investments in Youth and Women

The forum aimed to: i)build common understanding on DD and identify policy options for harnessing DD, ii) share experiences and practices across the Arab region in regarding to DD, iii) develop Road... Read more

12 August 2016

UNFPA Algeria celebrates International Youth Day by launching awareness campaigns with vacationers

  UNFPA Algeria celebrates International Youth Day by launching awareness campaigns with vacationers Algiers, Algeria. It is 5pm and Mohamed is still enjoying his day at the beach, not to swim and... Read more