Ensuring rights and choices for all


15 March 2018

Statement on the United States Decision to Again Withhold Funding from UNFPA

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, notes with regret the determination by the United States of America to withhold funds from UNFPA for the second consecutive year.

“If I quit my studies, I will be married off immediately,” said Kabita, 16, in Nepal. © UNFPA Nepal/Dhana Bahadur Lamsal

12 February 2018

Top 5 things you didn’t know about child marriage

Around the world, Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a romantic time for couples. Yet millions of children are coupled up before they are ready, often against their wills. Child marriage exposes them to violence,...

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...
When a girl reaches age 10, her world changes. A flurry of life-changing events pulls...


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