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8 October 2021
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

International Day of the Girl 11 October     Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she moves into adulthood, shaping her future and, with it, the... Read more

11 July 2021
Statement

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population.

Statement by Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA on the occasion of World Population Day   The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population.   For some, it has led some to... Read more

11 July 2021
News

Mensaje del Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas por el Día Mundial de la Población

La pandemia de COVID-19 sigue trastornando nuestro mundo y alcanzando un sombrío hito tras otro. Además de la trágica pérdida de millones de vidas, estamos pagando un precio menos visible: un... Read more

25 June 2021
News

UNFPA Peru was 2021 Cannes Lions shortlisted with #NoDaRisa (It's not funny) campaign

The Peruvian campaign # NoDaRisa (It's not funny), carried out by UNFPA in Peru, was shortlisted in the 2021 Cannes Lions, in the Film category, Social Behavior section. The campaign focused on the... Read more

24 June 2021
News

Discrimination is getting worse during the pandemic

When Gianna Camacho said she wanted to study at the university, people close to her did not think she could make it. The situation has been discouraging, even until now.  One of these problems is the... Read more

22 June 2021
News

Recovering the health of women survivors of violence

Nearly every morning for the past six years psychiatrist Gabriela Gonzales has been going to the Honorio Delgado Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) in Jesus Maria. Over the last year, however, the... Read more

22 June 2021
News

UNFPA and the Ministry of Health of Peru join efforts to guarantee quality care against to gender-based violence (GBV)

In Peru, five out of ten women between the ages of 15 and 49 have been victims of violence by their partner at some point in their lives, according to the Demographic and Health Survey (ENDES) 2020.... Read more

5 May 2021
Statement

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2021. Every day in every part of the world, midwives save the lives of women and babies and promote... Read more

22 March 2021
Press Release

Launching a new digital platform to strengthen the multisectoral response to Gender-Based Violence

UNFPA Perú is launching a website on the “United Nations Joint Global Programme on Essential Services for Women and Girls Subject to Violence” to share resources produced and published by the... Read more

8 March 2021
Statement

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

  Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day 8 March 2021   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals... Read more

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