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13 September 2020
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The first country in Africa to outlaw the practice of female-genital mutilation (FGM)

Article 141 of the amendment to the Criminal Act   Background;   Sudan was the first country in Africa to outlaw the practice of female-genital mutilation (FGM) known as “Pharaonic circumcision” back... Read more

9 August 2020
Press Release

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, scales up its support to Lebanon

Cairo - 9 August 2020 - In response to the horrific explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on 4 August 2020, the United Nations Population Fund, Arab States Regional... Read more

30 July 2020
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Women have been authors of the future history of Sudan

Address by UNFPA Representative, Mr. Massimo Diana, at joint press conference marking World Population Day 2020 - 26 July 2020 - Khartoum - Sudan Sallam Alaikum,   it is an honor to be here today... Read more

30 July 2020
Statement

We must win the battle against human trafficking

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 30 July 2020   Every year, tens of thousands of people are trafficked across and within national... Read more

30 July 2020
Statement

علينا أن ننتصر في معركتنا لمكافحة الإتجار بالبشر

بيان السيدة الدكتورة/  ناتاليا كانيم، المديرة التنفيذية لصندوق الأمم المتحدة للسكان في اليوم العالمي لمكافحة الإتجار بالأشخاص لعام 2020   في كل عام، يتم الإتجار بعشرات الآلاف من الأشخاص عبر الحدود... Read more

11 July 2020
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UNFPA celebrates Sudan's decision to outlaw FGM

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- The United Nations Population Fund applauds Sudan’s government for outlawing female genital mutilation, in what the agency called a groundbreaking achievement for the north African... Read more

25 June 2020
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First UNFPA female driver in Arab region used to breaking barriers

KHARTOUM -- The United Nations Population Fund in Sudan is proud to announce the hiring of Ms. Alaa Elmedani, the first female driver for the organization in the Arab region. Elmedani was hired after... Read more

22 June 2020
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Ending sexual violence in Sudan is a prerequisite to peace

A little over one year ago, women led Sudan’s revolution. They led marches in the streets. Brewed sweet hibiscus juice under the unforgiving sun of the sit-in. Shrieked at calls for justice.  Sudan... Read more

20 May 2020
Press Release

How a phone number is preventing GBV in Sudan

KHARTOUM, Sudan -- Never let it be said that crisis doesn’t spark innovation. As billions went into lockdown and economies shrank amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Population Fund... Read more

7 May 2020
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The fight to ban FGM in Sudan isn’t over

KHARTOUM, Sudan --- Sudan has taken major stepsto defeat Female Genital Mutilation and the United Nations Population Fund will continue to lead efforts to fully ban the practice, the agency said.... Read more

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