UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.


UNFPA enables Nang Sai and young women in Myanmar realizing their potential by building their skills in financial management, problem solving, decision making, and communication.

7 March 2018

Cultivating women’s potential: “All I needed was a chance”

Growing up in a small village in Myanmar’s conflict ridden Shan State, the life of Nang Sai Hein Kham, 23, has not been easy. Like many people in Myanmar, and in Shan in particular, she gave up her education at an early age. “I started working on our family’s small plot of land after I dropped out of school when I was 12 to

Kawt Phan and her one-year-old son relax in the women-friendly space. The better access women have to information about their health and rights, the better care they can take of themselves and their children.

27 February 2018

Safe spaces empower displaced women and girls in Kutkai

“My husband and I fought most of the time. He yelled at me to mind women business only and to obey him.” A bitter smile reflects as Seng Pan* recalls. Many women like Seng Pan are trapped in a vicious cycle of limited opportunities, poverty and soaring inequalities in internally displaced persons (IDP) camps in Kutkai, just as

Women and girls who have fled from armed conflict in Mansi in northern Myanmar receive dignity kits at the Man Weing Gyi camp. The UNFPA dignity kits help displaced women maintain their personal hygiene and sense of dignity.

25 January 2018

UNFPA dignity kits reach displaced women and girls in northern Myanmar

As people flee their homes, escaping armed conflict in northern Myanmar, UNFPA is working to meet the immediate hygiene and protection needs of the displaced women and girls. Working with partner International Rescue Committee, UNFPA reached six camps in Mansi, Kachin and in Namkhan, northern Shan. 100 dignity kits were



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