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25 August 2020
News

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

2 July 2020
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UNFPA’s online training boosts the capacities of Myanmar’s social welfare staff to provide GBV services during COVID-19 pandemic

Yangon, Myanmar – Though COVID-19 does not discriminate, it has a devastating impact on safety and wellbeing of women and girls, making them more vulnerable. There is increasing evidence from the... Read more

30 June 2020
Press Release

Confronting the silent and endemic crisis of harmful practices

Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report.   30 June 2020, NEW YORK –  Every... Read more

29 June 2020
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Launch of #SheCounts campaign in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar – To support the annual report of the State of World Population (SWOP 2020) launch, this year UNFPA Myanmar along with UNFPA Asia Pacific countries, is launching an exciting campaign... Read more

1 June 2020
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United Nations in Myanmar is working towards ensuring continuity of sexual and reproductive health services amid COVID-19 pandemic

United Nations in Myanmar is working towards ensuring continuity of sexual and reproductive health services amid COVID-19 pandemic. The UN in Myanmar has come together as one to support COVID-19... Read more

17 May 2020
Statement

Break the silence!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 17 May 2020 “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and... Read more

14 May 2020
News

UN Myanmar Press Release: United Nations Supports Frontline Healthcare Workers and Communities to Protect Themselves Against COVID-19

Ensuring the protection of healthcare workers, volunteers and individuals is one of the main priorities for the Government of Myanmar in its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. The United... Read more

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