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17 October 2018
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 October 2018--The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices to have as few or as many children as they want, when they... Read more
19 August 2018
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day 2018 Women and girls uprooted by war or disaster are at heightened risk of rape, exploitation and abuse. Yet reaching... Read more
11 July 2018
Statement
Statement by Laila Baker, UNFPA Jordan Representative   Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of... Read more
23 May 2018
Statement
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2018 Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a woman’s... Read more
19 April 2018
News
AMMAN, Jordan, 19 April 2018 – President of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen and First Lady of Austria Doris Schmidauer today visited sites supported by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in... Read more
7 January 2018
News
AMMAN, Jordan – “I don’t want more kids and I’m afraid to get pregnant,” said Fatima*, a 37-year-old Syrian refugee and mother of six, at a UNFPA-supported clinic in Jordan’s capital, Amman. But for... Read more
4 December 2017
Press Release
"Underage" by Alaa Rustum.
AMMAN, 4 December 2017 – The United Nations Population Fund Jordan (UNFPA), Seven Circles and cartoonist Omar Al Abdallat today announced the winners of their joint online cartoon competition as part... Read more
13 November 2017
Press Release
AMMAN, 13 November 2017 – Natalia Kanem, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today concluded a three-day mission to Jordan.  ... Read more
22 October 2017
News
From 25th November, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women to 10th December, the Human Rights Day - 16 days of Activism, is a time to join hands and forces to... Read more
11 October 2017
News
Amman, JORDAN – On most weekday afternoons, you can find 22-year-old Hiba* working at a salon in Amman. She has a long list of loyal customers and a steady income. But what few of her clients know... Read more

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