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24 June 2016
In the News
Somalia now has a pool of qualified trainers in the Clinical Management of Rape (CMR). The pool of 26 trainers is currently in the process of strengthening the capacities of other CMR service... Read more
20 June 2016
Dispatch
For the first time in decades Somalia has published analytical reports on data from the 2014 Population Estimation Survey (PESS). The PESS, a groundbreaking initiative where the country produced the... Read more
31 May 2016
In the News
The first lady of the Federal Government of Somalia Her Excellency Zahra Omar Hassan has pledged to support the movement to end fistula in the country within a generation. The first lady expressed... Read more
23 May 2016
Dispatch
1.         What are the main causes of fistula, and what makes it prevalent in Somali? Somalia has been through turbulent conflict since the 1990s and though it is now in the process of recovering,... Read more
23 May 2016
Press Release
Garowe, 23 May 2016 – The Ministry of Health of Puntland State of Somalia, with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and other stakeholders, today marked the International Day to... Read more
16 May 2016
Dispatch
Students graduating from Mogadishu Midwifery School
LOWER SHABELLE, Somalia – Nine years ago, Maymuun Abdullahi Nur’s mother died giving birth to her eighth child, during a delivery attended only by an untrained traditional birth attendant. Just 13 at... Read more
14 March 2016
Press Release
Date: 14/03/2016 Joint Press Release Hargeisa, 14 March 2016 - The Government of Japan announced today that it has granted 1.8 million US dollars to UNFPA to support programmes aimed at reducing... Read more
11 February 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA supported a football tournament in Puntland on 10th June 2014 at the Mire Aware Stadium in Garowe. The tournament which was organized by the Ministry of Labour, Youth and Sports was devoted to... Read more
6 November 2015
Dispatch
UNFPA in collaboration with Somali authorities and with the support of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Swedish Embassy has organised a workshop to provide the Somali... Read more

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