Ensuring rights and choices for all


8 March 2018

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

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...

Latty, 14, was inspired by her mother to call for the elimination of FGM. Luca Zordan for UNFPA

6 February 2018

“I refused”: Brave women and girls take a stand against FGM

UNITED NATIONS, New York/Ouagadougou, BURKINA FASO – Fourteen-year-old Latifatou Compaoré learned the spirit of resistance from her mother. Her mother was subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) as a child in...

4 February 2018

UNFPA's vision and agenda 2030

Our new strategic plan is designed to drive the ambitions and goals of the ICPD and 2030 agendas.


Year on year, millions of women and adolescents in 155 countries and territories have...
UNFPA’s Worlds Apart report calls for actions that lead to a brighter future, where all...


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