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15 May 2020

Older people’s rights and dignity must be protected amid COVID-19 pandemic

Older people’s rights and dignity must be protected amid COVID-19 pandemic By Alanna Armitage

5 May 2020

Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2020 As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being born.  Childbirth doesn't stop for pandemics, and neither do midwives. They are working tirelessly on the front line in maternity

28 April 2020

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months.

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