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15 July 2024
Osama with UN Deputy Special Representative Kiki Gbeho during the Launch Event

Empowering the Youth: The Impact of the UNFPA Youth Fellowship Initiative

Mogadishu, December 21, 2023 – In Mogadishu, 22-year-old Osama’s life has taken a significant turn thanks to the Somali Youth (SoYo) Fellowship, a... Read more

11 July 2024
To leave no one behind, count everyone.

To Leave no one Behind, Count Everyone.

On this World Population Day 2024, UNFPA joins the Government and partners to reflect on the strides made since the 1994 International Conference... Read more

10 July 2024
Hamtha with her children during the outreach

A Beacon of Hope in Beletweyne: Hamtha’s Journey with UNFPA’s Outreach Team

In the heart of Beletweyne, amidst the turmoil and despair following the devastating floods, Hamtha’s story stands out as a testament to the... Read more

10 July 2024
Habibo during her visit to Kulmis Health Facility in Baidoa for consultation and screening

Canada's Contribution to Safe Motherhood in Baidoa

Habibo Mohamed Ali is a 28-year-old Somali woman who recently embarked on a treacherous journey to new motherhood. Living in Baidoa, in Somalia’s Bay... Read more

10 June 2024
EmpowerHer Bootcamp Participants with UNFPA Somalia Representative a.i.

An Innovative Approach to End FGM and Harmful Practices in Somalia

"We have been equipped with a series of sessions on business planning, financial planning, storytelling, and design thinking. I believe this... Read more

29 May 2024
Maka Holds Her Dignity Kit During a Distribution Drive

UNFPA's Lifesaving and Integrated GBV and SRH Services in Jowhar

Through the 'Enhancing Access to GBV Specialized Services and Prevention Information in Drought-impacted Locations in Somalia Project'... Read more

5 May 2024
UNFPA trained midwife with a newborn baby at Banadir Hospital, Mogadishu

Honoring Somali Midwives Who Deliver Crucial Care Amid Climate-Related Crises

The scale and frequency of climate-related crises in Somalia in the last few years have resulted in unmitigated hardship for communities. Apart from... Read more

5 May 2024
Baby Girls wrapped in Maternity Gifts from SOMA/UNFPA (Photo: SOMA)

Empowering Women and Girls in Somalia: A Midwifery-Led Initiative to End Female Genital Mutilation

In Somalia, where cultural norms and traditional beliefs intersect with the challenges faced by women and girls, the battle against Female Genital... Read more

18 March 2024

ECHO funds help provide lifesaving health supplies and services to over 5 million population across drought-affected states in Somalia

18 March, 2024 - Mogadishu, Somalia - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Health Organization (WHO), with funding from the... Read more

27 February 2024
BYC Launch

Empowering Somali Youth: Inauguration of the Berbera Youth Center

Berbera, 27/02/2024 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) along with the Somaliland Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the Government of the... Read more