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25 November 2021

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women

  Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be stopped. It may seem like the online world is safe for women and girls. What could possibly happen, at home or in school or in... Read more

11 July 2021

World Population Day Statement 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population.  For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to unintended pregnancies. ... Read more

14 April 2021
Press Release
Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

Nearly half of all women are denied their bodily autonomy, says new UNFPA report, My Body is My Own

Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing, female genital mutilation and more Phnom Penh, 14 April 2021 - Nearly half of women in 57 developing countries are denied the right... Read more

8 March 2021

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Women’s Day All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and schools. They... Read more

18 February 2021
Press Release

UNFPA provides emergency assistance to vulnerable women and girls in response to COVID-19 and recent flooding

United Nations Population Funds (UNFPA) provides 4,880 dignity kits to assist the Royal Government of Cambodia support vulnerable women and girls affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and recent flooding... Read more

6 February 2021

2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19

Only united, concerted and well-funded action can end this human rights violation Statement on the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation 6 February 2021 UNFPA Executive... Read more

28 January 2021

Launching of the National Strategy on Disaster Risk Management for Health including the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP)

REMARKS Daniel Alemu, UNFPA Representative, a.i.  Excellency Dr. Hok Kim Cheng Director General for Health, Ministry of Health Ms. Asheena KHALAKDINA            Team leader Health Emergency Program... Read more

26 January 2021

Official Launch of the Final Results of the General Population Census 2019 of the Kingdom of Cambodia

REMARKS Daniel Alemu, UNFPA Representative, a.i.  Introduction Samdech Kralahorm SAR KHENG, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Interior, and the Chairman of the National General Population... Read more

1 September 2020

UNFPA Representative's Opening Remark at the Consultation Workshop with Development Partners on Health Education Roll Out in Cambodia

Your Excellency Kim Sethany, Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport   Other distinguished guests Ministry counterparts Development partner colleagues Ladies and Gentlemen... Read more

19 August 2020

Saving lives has never been more harrowing

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day Last year saw attacks against aid workers surpass all previous records, with hundreds of humanitarian workers... Read more