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5 March 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Supports Eliminating preventable Maternal Deaths in Jordan

Amman- Jordan, March 5, 2020 The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jordan’s office has supported a two-day national consultation workshop, which was conducted by the Ministry of Health (MoH) at... Read more

16 February 2020

First National Consultations on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics in Jordan

Amman, Jordan – 13 February 2020 – Within the framework of a new initiative organized by the United Nations Population Fund and the International Development Research Center, the First National... Read more

26 August 2019

Zain Jordan and UNFPA Collaborate to Advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Jordan

Amman, 26 August 2019 – Zain Jordan and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Jordan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable... Read more

12 August 2019

My Body, My Life, My World! – a brand new rallying cry for the SDG generation

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day From their communities to their capital cities, young people everywhere are demanding their rights, as affirmed 25... Read more

11 July 2019

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day

Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more

14 April 2019
Press Release

Japan Ambassador Launches Funding for UNFPA-Supported Reproductive Health Clinic in Azraq Refugee Camp

AZRAQ CAMP, JORDAN, 14 April 2019 – The Japanese Ambassador to Jordan, H.E. Mr. Hidenao Yanagi, visited Azraq refugee camp today to commemorate the start of Japanese funding for a reproductive health... Read more

10 April 2019
Press Release

World must work harder to secure sexual and reproductive rights for all, says new UNFPA report

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019 — The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more

24 March 2019

"Empowering Women through Painting – Jordan" Launched at The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts

March 20, 2019, marked the launch date of the Empowering Women through Painting – Jordan book. Around 250 people attended the launch event at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. This one-of-a-... Read more

20 March 2019

#AWomanEvenHere: the story of Reem, a Syrian refugee living in Jordan

Despite her best efforts to build a life out of the ruin, Reem, 26, is grappling with an unshakable anxiety about her future as a refugee. She tried to do everything right. She waited and did not let... Read more

5 March 2019

9 Women and Girls Innovating for Change in Jordan

On the occasion of International Women's Day 2019 on 8 March, the Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) Working Group, which is co-led by UNFPA and UNHCR and comprised of more than 40 national and... Read more