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5 May 2019

Midwives— Defenders of Human Rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem for the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2019 Midwives are public health heroes, ensuring that a woman can have a healthy pregnancy,... Read more

11 April 2019

UNFPA Algeria CO-participation on April 11th, 2019 to the workshop on the evaluation of the manual “I become literate with the non-violence culture”

IQRAA Association has contracted CENEAPED (National Center of Studies and Analyses for the Population and its Development) to conduct the evaluation of the manual being used in literacy program ,... Read more

10 April 2019

World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

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
UNFPA ASRO Regional Director invited to talk about Demographic Dividend in Algeria

The place of demographic dividend in the sustainable development goals

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.

State of World Population 2017

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
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