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9 April 2014

A woman’s new lease on life in South Darfur

After 23 years of suffering from obstetric fistula without access to surgical treatment a woman in South Darfur underwent a successful surgical repair during the treatment campaign in February 2014... Read more

5 March 2014

UN Launches ICPD Beyond 2014

UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the launch of ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Report. Photo Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten The ICPD... Read more

19 August 2013

Message of the ED on the World Humanitarian Day

DR. BABATUNDE OSOTIMEHIN, UNFPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR MESSAGE ON WORLD HUMANITARIAN DAY, AUGUST 19 2013 Earlier this year, I met Munira Sha’ban in Zaatri refugee camp in Jordan. A 65-year-old midwife... Read more

10 August 2013

UNFPA Sudan wins the regional "Good Practices in Programming" contest with its innovative M&E Database System

UNFPA Sudan has just passed the first round of ASRO’s vetting process in Good Practices in Programming competition and is now on the way to the final-tier of the selection process, prerequisites for... Read more

8 August 2013

UNFPA Sudan: South-to-South Cooperation with Kenya Midwives Association

Through South-South cooperation, UNFPA Sudan CO supports initiatives that aim to establish and strengthen the links between Sudan’s and Midwives Associations in its neighboring countries to exchange... Read more

6 August 2013

Yet another UNFPA Sudan-Ahfad resource center at Ahfad University for Women, Khartoum

The most recent results of the fruitful collaboration between UNFPA Sudan and AUW have been marked at the cutting the ribbon opening ceremony of the Gender and Reproductive Health & Rights... Read more

16 July 2013

UNFPA Sudan and its Eritrean counterparts: addressing the “forgotten” part of family planning through South-South cooperation

With the visit of our colleagues and partners from Asmara, UNFPA Sudan gained an opportunity to remind ourselves about an often overlooked side of family planning – an issue of infertility. Family... Read more

5 June 2013

On the first ever International Day to end Fistula - Health Minister: Government is committed to address Obstetric Fistula in Sudan

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in partnership with the Darfur Regional Authority (DRA); celebrated the first ever International Fistula Day at the Friendship Hall in Khartoum. The event... Read more

3 June 2013

Statement by Pamela Delargy at the International Day to End Fistula Day event

We are here today to talk about something which is difficult to talk about. An injury of childbirth which many people have never even heard about. An injury that is embarrassing to discuss. And yet... Read more

23 May 2013

Statement on the Occasion of the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

An estimated 2 to 3 million women and girls in developing countries are living with obstetric fistula, a condition that has been virtually eliminated in industrialized nations. Obstetric fistula is... Read more