UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.
21 February 2017
According to the United Nations, the humanitarian situation in Somaliland and throughout Somalia is rapidly deteriorating. Out of 12.3 million Somalis, over half – 6.2 million – are now in need of humanitarian assistance, up from five million in September. UNFPA is responding to drought affected populations with emergency...
6 February 2017
Female genital mutilation is still a widespread and deeply entrenched social convention. According to the most recent survey, 77 percent have had female genital mutilation and of the women with daughters, 34 percent have had their daughter undergo the harmful procedure.
16 January 2017
The Puntland State of Somalia is strengthening political commitment and leadership in increasing public awareness about the status of young mothers and the seriousness of the problem in line with maternal and neonatal deaths and morbidity.