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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has supported the opening of a family planning clinic at the Ain Shams university hospital, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Population. The opening ceremony, held on 23 September, was attended by UNFPA Representative Frederika Meijer and Head of the Ministry of Health and Population’s Family Planning Sector, Hossam …
Minister Al-Mashat welcomed Petersen, stressing the vital role played by the United Nations and its affiliated agencies and programmes in supporting Egypt’s priorities to achieve sustainable development, through the strategic framework of the 2018-2022 partnership between Egypt and the United Nations.
UNFPA Deputy Executive Director Ib Petersen begins his first official visit to Egypt
Violations include rape, forced sterilisation, virginity tests, FGM, and more
It was launched in collaboration with the Zad Art Team, with the support of the European Union (EU) and the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation.
UNFPA says if lockdown continues for 6 months, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may not be able to access modern contraceptives.
COVID-19 has had no direct impact on child marriage or FGM rates
Awareness against FGM, family planning, early marriage should be included in Egypt’s educational systems
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will celebrate National Population Day by organising a 5-km run in Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria on Friday. The event is hosted in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sport (MOYS) and the European Union (EU), focusing on raising awareness about family planning, according to a press statement of the EU …
The sessions are expected to discuss gender and human rights, among other issues
Economic research estimates government can save EGP 43m using family planning
A “doomsday scenario” is possible but not inevitable with long term thinking from the government and families
Egyptian law sets marriage age for women at 16, however constitution define children as under 18
Health Ministry and UNFPA raise awareness on family planning in Sohag
15-year strategic plan set in place
Theatre, interactive media, cultural sensitivity, and non-judgmental attitudes are used as methods towards
One in three women around the world has reported an experience of violence, 38% of all murder crimes against women were by their partners