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2 June 2022
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How Solar-Powered Lanterns are Ensuring Safe Births in Sudan

How Solar-Powered Lanterns are Ensuring Safe Births in Sudan

Majority of women in Sudan rely on midwives during and after pregnancy. Their critical role goes beyond delivering babies. They also provide antenatal and postnatal care, counseling and psychological... Read more

19 January 2022
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Powering local Sudanese hospital with solar energy to boost maternal health care

After traveling tens of kilometers to give birth, electricity cuts delayed Aisha’s C-section operation and further put her newborn baby at risk without a fully operational incubator. Rural health... Read more

10 December 2021
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UNFPA Sudan Statement on the excess maternal mortality in North Darfur

Sudan - 10 December 2021 UNFPA is deeply concerned about the excess maternal mortality associated with recent outbreaks of communicable diseases in North Darfur State. 31 maternal deaths were... Read more

1 September 2021
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Supporting income-generating activities for women in Ad Damazin, Blue Nile State

Mama Hinna, 45, is a kindergarten teacher from Ad Damazin, Blue Nile State. She lives in a community where many women face violence in the workplace, and where the general safety of women and girls... Read more

19 April 2021
Statement

Ramadan... A reminder and another opportunity to serve Sudan

We welcome Ramadan, with its blessings and spirituality, while we face great and new challenges in a country where securing a loaf of bread has become difficult for millions, let alone access to... Read more

6 February 2021
Press Release

Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation - 6 February 2021

  2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19 Only united, concerted and well-funded action can end this human rights violation  ... Read more

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
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

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

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