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12 August 2022
Press Release
Young boys and girls receiving hands on training

International Youth Day: UNFPA aims to support a sustainable future for youth in Libya

“Despite their sizeable proportion of the population and the great potential they represent, the empowerment and engagement of youth in Libya remains... Read more

11 July 2022
Press Release
A medical examiner doing ultrasound of a pregnant lady

World Population Day: UNFPA aims to support a resilient and sustainable future in Libya

“UNFPA programme in Libya aims to support a resilient future while harnessing opportunities and ensuring rights and choices are accessible for all... Read more

5 May 2022
News
Midwives: The unsung heroes of reproductive health services response in Libya

Midwives: The unsung heroes of reproductive health response in Libya

“I have seen it all with mixed feelings as with devastation, suffering and pain caused by the conflict in the most testing times of our history, I have witnessed audacity of our people to build back... Read more

9 March 2022
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Tripoli, 09 February 2022 – A high-level Canadian delegation led by H.E. Ms. Isabelle Savard, Canadian Ambassador to Libya visited UNFPA’s project sites in Tripoli. She was accompanied by Mr. Samir Anouti, UNFPA’s Country Representative to Libya along with other officials. “While Libya transits from conflict and volatility to potential peace and stability, this is the high time we divert our attention to the most vulnerable segments including women and girls in the country. Building the capacities for impro

Canada and UNFPA continue to support women and girls in Libya

A high-level Canadian delegation led by H.E. Ms. Isabelle Savard, Canadian Ambassador to Libya visited UNFPA’s project sites in Tripoli. She was... Read more

8 March 2022
News

Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow - Joint UN statement

Today, the 8th of March, the world celebrates International Women’s Day and focuses on the acts of courage and determination that women and girls... Read more

8 March 2022
Statement

Country Representative's Statement on INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: UNFPA pursues its support to sustainable interventions for health and wellbeing of women and girls in Libya

Attributed to Samir Anouti, UNFPA Representative a.i., Libya Country Office Tripoli (March 08, 2022): This year United Nations International Women’s Day is celebrated under the theme “Gender equality... Read more

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

Mobile health units are saving lives in Libya

Rahma was delivering at home when complications arose: obstructed labour, internal bleeding and low haemoglobin levels. The 18-year-old, a... Read more

4 November 2021
News

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

A high-level Japanese delegation led by the Charge d’Affaires of Japan to Libya, Mr. Masaki Amadera visited different project locations to witness... 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
News

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

After a divorce following a violent marriage, Muna* found herself facing a different set of challenges. “I suffered abuse, mistreatment and... Read more

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