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Parliament delegation participates in Pan-African Parliament sessions
UNFPA opens family planning clinic at Ain Shams university hospital
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has supported the opening of a family planning clinic at the Ain Shams university hospital, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Population. The opening ceremony, held on 23 September, was attended by UNFPA Representative Frederika Meijer and Head of the Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector, Hossam …
Daily News Egypt
September 26, 2021
Egypt, UNFPA discuss boosting cooperation towards achieving Vision 2030
Minister Al-Mashat welcomed Petersen, stressing the vital role played by the United Nations and its affiliated agencies and programmes in supporting Egypt’s priorities to achieve sustainable development, through the strategic framework of the 2018-2022 partnership between Egypt and the United Nations.
Daily News Egypt
June 18, 2021
Egypt, UNFPA to discuss further support to achieve 2030 agenda
UNFPA Deputy Executive Director Ib Petersen begins his first official visit to Egypt
Nehal Samir
June 13, 2021
Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries denied bodily autonomy: UNFPA
Violations include rape, forced sterilisation, virginity tests, FGM, and more
Nehal Samir
April 26, 2021
Community Arts Festival launches under slogan ‘Art for Development’
It was launched in collaboration with the Zad Art Team, with the support of the European Union (EU) and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation.
Nehal Samir
November 22, 2020
UN chief calls for efforts to protect health, rights of women, girls
UNFPA says if lockdown continues for 6 months, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may not be able to access modern contraceptives.
July 11, 2020
Healthcare professionals conduct 80% of FGM in Egypt: UNFPA
COVID-19 has had no direct impact on child marriage or FGM rates
Nehal Samir
July 8, 2020
Egypt succeeded in scaling up family planning, can do it again: UNFPA representative
Awareness against FGM, family planning, early marriage should be included in Egypt’s educational systems
Sarah El-Sheikh
October 23, 2018
UNFPA, Egypt, EU, MOYS to organise 5-km run in Alexandria to celebrate National Population Day
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will celebrate National Population Day by organising a 5-km run in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria on Friday. The event is hosted in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sport (MOYS) and the European Union (EU), focusing on raising awareness about family planning, according to a press statement of the EU …
Daily News Egypt
July 25, 2018
Parliament delegation participates in Pan-African Parliament sessions
The sessions are expected to discuss gender and human rights, among other issues
Daily News Egypt
July 31, 2016
Egypt’s family planning programmes have 200% return rate: Study
Economic research estimates government can save EGP 43m using family planning
Mahmoud Mostafa
April 21, 2015
Egypt can return to era of good population policies: UNFPA Representative
A “doomsday scenario” is possible but not inevitable with long term thinking from the government and families
Emir Nader
April 6, 2015
Child marriage in Egypt: ‘I don’t know how old I am’
Egyptian law sets marriage age for women at 16, however constitution define children as under 18
Mahmoud Mostafa
March 22, 2015
Contesting traditions and poverty: Sohag women’s struggle
Health Ministry and UNFPA raise awareness on family planning in Sohag
Mahmoud Mostafa
March 18, 2015
UN Population Fund, Egyptian government to ‘re-energise reproductive health, youth policies’
15-year strategic plan set in place
Kenneth Changpertitum
January 18, 2015
NGOs find creative solutions to educate Egyptians about reproductive health
Theatre, interactive media, cultural sensitivity, and non-judgmental attitudes are used as methods towards
disseminating information
Kenneth Changpertitum
January 18, 2015
Health ministry launches medical protocol for victims of gender-based violence
One in three women around the world has reported an experience of violence, 38% of all murder crimes against women were by their partners
Marwa Morgan
November 24, 2014
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