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25 November 2020
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Myanmar promotes 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence campaign online

National ceremony on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence was held today. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's event was organized online. The ceremony was attended by Dr. Win Myat... Read more

10 November 2020
Press Release

Sweden provides USD 1,500,000 to UNFPA Women and Girls First Programme Phase II

Joint Press Release   UNFPA Myanmar - Swedish Embassy Section Office Yangon, Myanmar, 10 November 2020 — Mr. Anders Frankenberg, Head of Development Cooperation of the Swedish Embassy Section Office... Read more

27 October 2020
Press Release

Italy provides UNFPA 400,000 EUR to Women and Girls First Programme Phase II

Joint Press Release   UNFPA Myanmar - Italian Embassy in Myanmar – AICS Yangon       Yangon, Myanmar, 27th October — Ms. Alessandra Schiavo, Italian Ambassador to Myanmar and Mr. Ramanathan... Read more

16 October 2020
Press Release

Action Plan on Improving Responses to Gender-based Violence During COVID-19 Discussed as National Roundtable bring together High-level representatives from the Government of Myanmar, Civil Society Organizations and UN Agencies

Senior representatives from the Myanmar Government, UN Agencies, and civil society came together today to discuss strategies for increasing coordination on gender-based violence (GBV) in the context... Read more

8 October 2020
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UNFPA provides basic mental health and gender-based violence trainings for local volunteers at quarantine centers amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Yangon, Myanmar – As COVID-19 pandemic continues and spreads as a global health emergency, challenging the nations in all facets, people around the world, including in Myanmar, are working together... Read more

3 September 2020
Statement

Government of Finland grants UNFPA Myanmar 4 million Euro for Women and Girl First Programme Phase II

Yangon, Myanmar — Ms. Riikka Laatu, Finnish Ambassador to Myanmar and Mr. Ramanathan Balakrishnan, UNFPA Representative for Myanmar concluded an agreement for a grant of 4million Euro to support the... Read more

25 August 2020
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Yangon University and Perdana University meet online for mental health and psychosocial support roundtable discussion.

Yangon, Myanmar – In collaboration with Yangon University and Perdana University, Malaysia, UNFPA organized online roundtable discussion to strengthen mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS)... Read more

11 July 2020
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World Population Day 2020: Putting the brakes on COVID-19: how to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls now

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar – With this year's theme “Putting the brakes on COVID-19: how to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls now”, World Population Day 2020 commemoration ceremony was... Read more

11 July 2020
Statement

Peace in the home: safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls – even during COVID-19

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day     Peace in our world begins with peace in the home, as the United Nations Secretary-General stated in his call for a... Read more

3 July 2020
Statement

Women can help Myanmar emerge stronger from COVID-19 if they are given a chance

Joint Op-ED by the Representatives of UNFPA and UN Women in Myanmar, co-chairs of the United Nations Country Team Gender Theme Group, on the occasion of Myanmar   On behalf of the United Nations in... Read more

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