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24 September 2019

EU joins UNFPA's "Women and Girls First" programme with EUR 5 Million funding

Yangon, Myanmar – The European Union has allocated 5 million Euros to support the Women and Girls First programme managed by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The funding allows UNFPA to scale up the programme on gender-based violence prevention and response as well as mental health and psychosocial support services

16 August 2019

As we march to Nairobi, Myanmar calls for youth participation and equal access to quality education

Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar – “The education system must be all-inclusive, enabling participation regardless of sex, being rich or poor, or from rural or urban areas. Only then can all the youth have the advantage and use it to full extent,” State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi stressed during her opening speech at International

5 March 2019

Support from Japan to empower and protect women and girls

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – The Government of Japan and UNFPA have signed an agreement to empower and protect women and girls in the conflict-affected states Kachin, Rakhine and Shan. This important partnership that builds on an agreement that was signed in 2018. The agreement was signed on 26 February 2019, and is part of an

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