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23 March 2020
News

More midwives graduate with UNFPA Somalia’s support

Twenty-five midwifery students completed a two-year midwifery programme on 2 March 2020 at Mogadishu Midwifery School which UNFPA supports through the Ministry of Health of the Federal Government of... Read more

20 March 2020
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Milestone agreement reached on data collection and utilization

High-level representatives from the Federal Government of Somalia and Federal Member States signed an agreement on 5 March committing to coordinate and support the use and dissemination of... Read more

31 January 2020
News

Permanent youth centre fully operational in Puntland

The Tillmaame Youth Centre, a permanent youth-friendly centre, is now fully operational in Garowe, Puntland State of Somalia. The Ministry of Youth in Puntland launched the centre on 4 September 2019... Read more

29 November 2019
Statement

Statement attributable to UNFPA Representative for Somalia, Mr. Anders Thomsen, on the rape of an 11-year-old girl in Somalia

Mogadishu, 28 November 2019 – We, at UNFPA Somalia condemn the horrendous act where an 11-year-old was raped on Tuesday this week as she was seemingly returning home from the marketplace in... Read more

8 November 2019
Press Release

Government of Italy grants Federal Ministry of Health - Somalia through UNFPA Somalia three million Euros for the reduction of maternal mortality in Somalia

Mogadishu, 8 November 2019 – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Italian Republic, via the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation – Mogadishu Office, is making a... Read more

25 October 2019
News

Somalia commits to reducing maternal deaths and to zero tolerance for GBV and FGM

The Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) on 16 October 2019 committed to reducing the overall maternal mortality rate across the country by no less than 25 percent by 2030 through the training and... Read more

19 August 2019
Statement

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

Women humanitarians protect human rights, dignity and give hope to others   As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA salutes those who respond to crises around the world. This year, we call attention... Read more

12 August 2019
Statement

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

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

23 June 2019
Statement

Strong condemnation against the gang rape of 12-year-old in Puntland

Statement attributable to UNFPA Representative for Somalia, Mr. Anders Thomsen on the gang rape of a 12-year-old girl    Mogadishu, 23 June 2019 – We are gravely concerned by the death of 12-year-old... Read more

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