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20 December 2021
Teams of health care workers, including obstetricians/gynecologists and midwives intensely observing a newly borned baby

Mobile health units are saving lives in Libya

GHAT, Libya – Rahma was delivering at home when complications arose: obstructed labour, internal bleeding and low haemoglobin levels.   The 18-year-old, a migrant from Niger, was rushed to a mobile... Read more

4 November 2021

Japan focusing on people-centric approach in its health and gender-based violence interventions in Libya

Tripoli, 28 October 2021 - Last week, a high-level Japanese delegation led by the Charge d’Affaires of Japan to Libya, Mr. Masaki Amadera visited different project locations to witness the progress... Read more

16 September 2021
Press Release

UNFPA and UN Women scale up local municipalities’ response to gender-based violence in Libya

Tripoli (Sep 16, 2021) To strengthen the capacity of the local governance structures in addressing gender-based violence (GBV) issues in Libya, UNFPA and UN Women, along with local partners, have... Read more

7 September 2021

In Libya, a chance at a future after violence and rejection

TRIPOLI, Libya – After a divorce following a violent marriage, Muna* found herself facing a different set of challenges. “I suffered abuse, mistreatment and discrimination,” she recounted. “It is the... Read more

12 August 2021

International Youth Day: Investing in youth potential key to socio-economic uplift of Libya

“The youth in Libya is facing multifaceted challenges posed by decade long instability causing unemployment, disruption in education, violence and mental health issues. However, UNFPA along with the... Read more

11 July 2021
Press Release

On World Population Day, UNFPA commits for scaling up reproductive health services in Libya

Tripoli (July 10, 2021): “UNFPA programme in Libya aims to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, and every birth is safe as per the theme and aspirations of this year’s World Population... Read more

5 July 2021

UNFPA establishes fourth Women and Girls Safe Space in Libya

Tripoli, 5 July 2021: UNFPA through its partner Al Bayan has inaugurated its 4th Women and Girls Safe Space (WGSS) center here in Gurgi, Tripoli. The event was attended by many migrant women and... Read more

12 April 2021

UNFPA and the Government of Japan join hands to provide essential health and gender-based violence services to women and girls in Libya

Tripoli, 6 April 2021 – The Government of Japan has provided UNFPA with USD 1.3 Million to support national efforts for protecting the health and dignity of women and girls in most vulnerable and... Read more

10 March 2021

A migrant’s journey of hope in Libya

“I came to Libya five years ago in the hope of finding a better future. However, surviving as a migrant and providing for yourself and your family is a continuous struggle. Recently, when I found... Read more

10 March 2021

Women and youth spearhead fight against COVID-19 in Libya

Like the rest of the world, the stilled town of Suluq in Eastern Libya has been grappling with the lethal threat of COVID-19 transmission and death. However, thanks to the relentless efforts of a... Read more