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1 August 2021
Statement
Impacts of the compounded political and health crisis on women and girls in Myanmar   Yangon – Six months since the military takeover in Myanmar, the country faces a compounded political and public... Read more
11 July 2021
News
Yangon, MYANMAR— “I am the mother of three children. As a housewife, I have to rely on my husband’s income. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are earning less and less, and it barely make ends meet.... Read more
19 June 2021
Statement
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. Since 2015, this day has drawn urgent global attention to this insidious form of violence. Today, we use this... Read more
6 May 2021
News
Yangon, Myanmar – “Midwifery is my life and my passion. My parents used to travel a lot across the country especially to the remote areas of Myanmar when I was young. I saw how difficult the lives of... Read more
16 March 2021
News
UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, strongly reiterates the statements made by the office of the United Nations Secretary-General in condemning the escalating use of... Read more
23 February 2021
Statement
In light of the unfolding events in Myanmar, UNFPA joins the wider United Nations family in expressing its strongest concern over the adverse impacts on the rights, safety, health and well-being of... Read more
5 January 2021
News
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar – The launching ceremony of Myanmar National Strategic Plan for Youth Policy (2020-2024) was held in Nay Pyi Taw. It was organized virtually by the Ministry of Social Welfare,... Read more
28 December 2020
Press Release
Yangon, Myanmar - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) delivers 40,000 COVID-19 rapid antigen test kits to the Ministry of Health and Sports to support the Government of Myanmar’s effort to... Read more
10 December 2020
Press Release
Joint Press Release   UNFPA Myanmar – Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Myanmar       Yangon, Myanmar, 10 December 2020 — Mr. Giacomo Solari, Deputy Head of Mission and Head of... Read more
30 November 2020
Press Release
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on the health and economies of countries around the world, governments, non-governmental organizations, international financial institutions... Read more

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