Ensuring reproductive rights for all


17 May 2018

Statement of the UNFPA Executive Director for International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia 2018 (17 May 2018)

On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, stands with all members of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) communities worldwide.   Every person, without any distinction on any grounds, has an equal right to live free from violence,

28 April 2018

Promoting Strategic Partnership with Muslim Religious Leaders in Family Planning Among Developing Countries: A one-week training in Jakarta and Purwokerto, 23-28 April 2018

Religious leaders and religious institutions are considered to have contributed to the success of the family planning programme in Indonesia. The decline in the total fertility rates from 5.6 children in 1970s to 2.4 in 2017, and the increase of the contraceptive prevalence rate from around 10% to 62% have been attributed to

8 March 2018

Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality, including inequalities in sexual and reproductive health. More than 200 million women—many of them poor and living in rural and remote

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