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14 July 2020
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Putting the brakes on COVID-19: Safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls

The global community must show solidarity to survive the pandemic, says UNFPA's Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem. UNITED NATIONS, New York – Officially, the COVID-19 pandemic has sickened 12... Read more

11 July 2020
Statement
Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day 11 July 2020 Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his... Read more

28 June 2020
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Conflict-related Sexual Violence: What works for the elimination of CRSV? An interactive session with experts and young people

Conflict-related Sexual Violence: What works for the elimination of CRSV? An interactive session with experts and young people On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual... Read more

4 June 2020
Press Release

The ongoing partnership of the Embassy of Japan in Jordan and UNFPA Jordan to uphold Women’s Reproductive Rights in Azraq Refugee Camp during COVID-19 and for the next 12-month Period (2020-21)

AZRAQ CAMP, JORDAN, 04 June 2020 – With the arrival of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) new Country Representative in Jordan, Ms Enshrah Ahmed, the Government of Japan and UNFPA are taking... Read more

15 May 2020
Press Release

Rapid Assessment Report launch: “Daring to ask, listen and act: A snapshot the impacts of COVID-19 on women and girls’ rights and sexual and reproductive health

Amman, JORDAN, 15 May 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the manner in which millions of women, men, girls and boys across the world live. Jordan, a country hosting more than 700 000 refugees... Read more

28 April 2020
Press Release

New UNFPA projections predict calamitous impact on women’s health as COVID-19 pandemic continues

More than 47 million women could lose access to contraception, leading to 7 million unintended pregnancies in the coming months. As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the number of women unable to... Read more

10 April 2020
Statement

Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Health Day On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to... Read more

6 April 2020
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Dr. Eman

Dr. Eman, a COVID-19 frontline medical worker with a message of faith

Not so long ago, my alarm would go off every morning at 5:30 am, I would get dressed and by the time I got ready, the sun was up, and so were my three little ones, who would be standing by the door... Read more

5 April 2020
News

Jordanian Youth Voices and Action in the COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining public health systems and triggering unprecedented measures by governments around the world, including movement restrictions and shelter-in-place orders. On the... Read more

4 April 2020
News

Jamileh, the Night Supervisor, on the Frontline to Combat COVID-19

As the threat of the coronavirus pandemic takes the world by storm, Jordan is no exception. In fact, the government has imposed a curfew early on, obliging people to work from home, students to... Read more

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