KATHMANDU, Sept 7: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Monday launched the second phase of a project that seeks to reduce gender-based violence and discrimination against women and girls in two provinces. The project is launched in coordination with the Ministry of Women, Children and Senior Citizens (MoWCSC) and relevant provincial and local authorities, according to a press statement issued by the UNFPA.
KATHMANDU, April 20: The United Nations Population Fund on Monday handed over 1,200 Personal Protective Equipment kits worth Rs 30.48 million to Nepal government as part of its commitment to support the Government of Nepal in containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country.
KATHMANDU, April 17: Nepal has made a significant progress in maternal health and family planning since 1994, according to a recent report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). However, reproductive rights still remain out of reach for many women in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, April 15: 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 bodies and shape their own futures.
KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, there could be unrest and threats to peace and to their development goals, according to a new report published today by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has underscored the need for supporting the power of girls before, during and after crises to build better futures for themselves and their communities.
KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Friday received the Letter of Credence from new Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to Nepal, Lubna Baqi, at a ceremony at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has stored life-saving Reproductive Health (RH) Kits and Dignity Kits to be able to respond rapidly to the needs of affected people in case of an emergency.
KATHMANDU, July 11: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged concerned stakeholders on investing in young people, including teenage girls, in order to attain the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 and upgrade Nepal to the status of a middle-income country.