KATHMANDU, August 16: Foreign Minister Dr. Narayan Khadka on Tuesday received the Letter of Credentials of Won Young Hong, the new Country Representative of UNFPA to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Nepal's international commitment to eliminate violence against women and children, and early and forced marriage, end preventable maternal deaths and address unmet family planning needs has not been realized as anticipated.

KATHMANDU, August 2: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has provided 800 units of medical oxygen cylinders worth Rs 11.9 million to Nepal on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday handed over IT equipment worth $609,873 (Rs 72 million) to Nepal’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).

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.

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Top UN official arrives in Nepal

October 20, 2019 13:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund Natalia Kanem arrived in Kathmandu on a two-day visit to Nepal on Sunday morning.

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, Feb 24: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is planning to provide US$ 30.8 million for family planning programs in Nepal for 2018-2022.

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, April 4: UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has said it regrets the decision by the United States (US) to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has welcomed the government's move to introduce the Bachelor's in Midwifery program in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21: Nine out of 10 ten-year-old girls live in developing countries while one in five lives in Least Developed Country, states a new report.

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.

Invest in teenage girls: UNFPA

July 11, 2016 01:50 am

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.