New report sounds the alarm on global shortage of 900,000 midwives
May 05, 2021 00:05 ET | UNFPA
New York, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Millions of lives of women and newborns are lost, and millions more experience ill health or injury, because the needs of pregnant women and skills of...
Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own
April 14, 2021 00:05 ET | UNFPA
New York, April 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right to decide whether to have sex with their partners, use contraception or seek health...
New UNFPA data reveals that nearly 12 million women lost access to contraception due to disruptions caused by the pandemic, leading to 1.4 million unintended pregnancies
March 11, 2021 00:05 ET | UNFPA
New York, March 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, releases new data today indicating that nearly 12 million women in 115 countries lost access to...
UN sexual and reproductive health agency welcomes USA intention to reinstate funding: millions of women and girls will benefit
January 28, 2021 17:16 ET | UNFPA
New York, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRESS RELEASE UN sexual and reproductive health agency welcomes USA intention to reinstate funding: millions of women and girls will benefit  New York...
PLAYING FOR CHANGE AND THE UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND ANNOUNCE “PEACE THROUGH MUSIC: A GLOBAL EVENT FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE”
November 23, 2020 07:00 ET | UNFPA
Los Angeles, New York, Nov. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PLAYING FOR CHANGE AND THE UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND ANNOUNCE “PEACE THROUGH MUSIC: A GLOBAL EVENT FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE” - A FACEBOOK...
World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report
April 10, 2019 00:01 ET | UNFPA
UNITED NATIONS, New York, April 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them...
Reproductive rights key to economic development, new UNFPA report shows
October 17, 2018 00:01 ET | UNFPA
UNITED NATIONS, New York, Oct. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they...