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17 October 2018

The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development, new UNFPA report shows

UNITED NATIONS, New York/Sarajevo, 17 October 2018--The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want,... Read more

26 September 2018
Dr.Doina Bologa, UNFPA Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Statement by Dr.Doina Bologa, UNFPA Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina

Today is the World Contraception Day. It was launched for the first time in 2007 with the aim of raising awareness on contraception as well as to enable young people to make informed choices on... Read more

17 September 2018
From Sarajevo Theater Play, 2016

Application for participation in Forum theater education

If you are between 16 and 30 years old, you live in Sarajevo, East Sarajevo or the surroundings, you love the theater and acting - UNFPA and British embassy Sarajevo invite you to apply for a... Read more

11 July 2018

Family planning is a human right

Family planning is a human right   MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY  Dr. Natalia Kanem   Executive Director   UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund   11 July 2018 ***   Fifty years ago, the... Read more

2 July 2018
About 70 young people from all parts of Mostar had the opportunity to visit Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the first time, where they talked about the stigmatization and discrimination with the representatives of UNFPA and IOM.

Mostar Summer Youth Program for strengthening young leaders implemented successfully five years in a row

Mostar Summer Youth Programme – MSYP is being held fifth year in a row, and this time in cooperation with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and International Organization for Migration, UN... Read more

19 June 2018

Fighting stigma against survivors of conflict related sexual violence through community activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina

“...They judged me. I was ashamed to go out. I hated myself. I hated my body ...That’s why I left that village...Everyone knows in the village. All the family knew about it and then − by word of... Read more

19 June 2018

International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, 19 June

19 June 2018, Sarajevo - On 19th of June, the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, United Nations agencies in Bosnia and Herzegovina within the framework on Joint UN... Read more

31 March 2018

Taking one Roma girl’s story to the stage to combat early marriage in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Growing up in poverty, Ruža felt trapped and betrayed when her brother arranged for her to be married off to an older man at the age of 15, forcing her to drop out... Read more

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... Read more

17 October 2017
Press Release

The State of World Population 2017

The State of World Population 2017 Unchecked inequality, failure to protect the rights of poorest women could threaten unrest, undermine peace and world’s development goals, new UNFPA report warns •... Read more