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28 March 2018
Press Release

Japan contributes US 2.7 million towards UNFPA’s response for displaced women and girls from Rakhine, Myanmar

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh 29 March 2018 – The Government of Japan in partnership with UNFPA, the UN reproductive health and rights agency, will provide lifesaving sexual and reproductive health and... Read more

21 March 2018

New UNFPA Representative in Bangladesh presents credentials to the Foreign Minister

The newly appointed UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) Representative in Bangladesh, Ms. Asa Britta Torkelsson, formally presented her credentials to the Foreign Minister, Mr. Abul Hassan Mahmood... Read more

8 March 2018

Protecting reproductive rights of rural women: a pathway to a more equal world

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day, 8 March 2018   The economic inequalities plaguing much of the world today are reinforced by many other forms of inequality,... Read more

23 December 2017
Press Release

New Zealand commits 1 million NZD to help UNFPA meet the humanitarian needs of women and girls amid the Rohingya crisis

Cox’s Bazar 23 December 2017 - The New Zealand government has committed 1 million NZD to help UNFPA address the sexual and reproductive health and protection needs of women and girls, and to aid... Read more

17 December 2017
Press Release

Republic of Korea pledges US$ 500,000 to scale up UNFPA’s response to the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar, 17 December 2017 – The Government of the Republic of Korea has committed US$ 500,000 to assist UNFPA Bangladesh with its crucial response to the unique sexual reproductive health and... Read more

6 November 2017
Press Release
Australia Aid team visits Women Friendly Spaces and Reproductive Health Clinic

Australia provides AUD 1.5 million support for UNFPA’s life-saving humanitarian work for women and girls in Cox’s Bazar

The Australian Government has committed AUD 1.5 million to scale up UNFPA’s humanitarian response in Cox’s Bazar District, Bangladesh, amid the Rohingya refugee crisis. Funds will strengthen sexual... Read more

28 October 2017

Rohingya refugees and host communities should have access to a range of rights-based family planning services

28 October, 2017 - COX’s BAZAR, Bangladesh - UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has long supportedthe Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on strengthening rights-based... Read more

27 October 2017
Press Release
Swedish Ambassador and UNFPA Bangladesh Acting Representative sign grant agreement

Sweden and UNFPA Over $US 7 Million Agreement to Strengthen Midwifery Services for the Most Vulnerable in Bangladesh

26 October 2017, Dhaka – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Bangladesh, and Sweden, represented by Sida, signed a landmark grant agreement, launching the “Strengthening Midwifery-led... Read more

17 October 2017

UNFPA State of World Population Report 2017

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

12 October 2017

Where men can't go

Veronica Pedrosa is with UNFPA's humanitarian response team in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.  Enter with respect and curiosity, and you will be richly rewarded, but only if you’re a woman.  Sorry men, but... Read more