UNPFAUnited Nations Population Fund Activities
References in periodicals archive ?
For his part, Director of the Developmental Media at the Ministry of Information Ammar Ghazali referred to the strong partnership between the ministry and the UNPFA which aims at spreading awareness on population issues and correcting the misconceptions related to them.
Participants in the workshop discussed the gender-based violence, the reproductive health services which are supported by the UNPFA and the support provided by the Fund to the youths with the aim of enhancing their abilities and helping them carry out small projects in various domains in coordination with 21 civil societies.
By the end of the past year, the UNPFA in Syria in cooperation with the Ministry of Information launched a 16-day campaign to eliminate violence against women.
About 16 million girls aged 15-19 give birth each year, and complications from pregnancy and child birth are the leading cause of death among girls in this age group, especially in developing countries," the UNPFA said in statement Thursday.
Although teen pregnancy is not such a major issue in Lebanon, Zein Nahas, communication and media associate with the UNPFA in Lebanon, told The Daily Star that it was still a good opportunity for Lebanese to talk about sexuality and the empowerment of young girls in terms of their reproductive health.
UNPFA claims that population growth has led to poverty and lack of food.
In contrast, Mexico's population in 1901 was only 14 million, the UNPFA said.
Being recognized by the UNPFA reinforces Top Image Systems leadership position in worldwide census processing," remarked Yoss Perl, Executive Director EMEA, TIS.
UNPFA representative Asmaa Qordahi stressed the importance of supporting national strategies that focus on youth, health and education, especially since young people constitute 43 percent of the world's population.
He hailed the standing cooperation between the Syrian government, the UNPFA and UNDP in this regard.
Al-Amin said that this measure does not target the UNPFA, reaffirming Sudan's keenness to continue cooperating with the UN agency.
UNPFA supported 93 health facilities and mobile clinics within Syria and established more than 20 reproductive health and mobile clinics in Jordan, Iraq and Egypt.