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5 November 2021

UN agencies launch joint programme to support vulnerable women and young people amid COVID-19

With support from the Australian Government, WHO, UNICEF, and UNFPA kickstart two-year initiative on mental health and gender-based violence 5 November 2021, Manila – As the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly... Read more

20 August 2021

UNFPA Urges Partners to Ensure Continuity of Services for Women and Young People Amid COVID-19 Surge

Manila, Philippines -- With the threats of the more infectious COVID-19 Delta variant and the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the country, UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund in the... Read more

21 July 2021

UN Philippines’ statement on increasing the age to determine statutory rape

Statement attributable to  Mr. Gustavo Gonzalez, Resident Coordinator, Head of all UN agencies in the Philippines Dr. Leila Sajii Joudane, Representative of UN Population Fund Philippines, the UN... Read more

30 June 2021

Statement on Executive Order on adopting measures to curb teenage pregnancy a national priority in the Philippines

United Nations Population Fund Philippines Country Representative Dr Leila Joudane issued a statement in support of Executive Order No.141 declaring teen pregnancy prevention a national priority in... Read more

12 May 2021

UNFPA and Australia heed the call of health workers, pregnant mothers of Fabella Hospital

MANILA, Philippines --  Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital received a fully equipped Emergency Maternity Tent Facility (EMTF) complemented with Reproductive Health Kits through the Multi-Year... Read more

4 April 2021

COVID-19 could not stop the women of Maguindanao from helping their communities

SHARIFF AGUAK, MAGUNDANAO, THE PHILIPPINES — By daybreak, Bailan Salik, a 26-year old social worker, rushes to the kitchen to prepare the best breakfast meal for her family. "This is my labor of love... Read more

3 April 2021

To help local health centers continue supporting pregnant women, the Government of Australia and UNFPA partner in Rolly response

Catanduanes, The Philippines --- Arra Constantino, a nurse by profession, says that many of the province’s health facilities were affected by the strong wind and heavy rains brought by Typhoon Rolly... Read more

24 March 2021

Civil Society Raise Gender & Equity Concerns on COVID-19

24 March 2021, Manila, the Philippines -  UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund of the Philippines, along with partners CARE, Oxfam Pilipinas, PLAN International, UNHCR, UN Women, UNICEF and... Read more

14 March 2021

Taking Care of Mother and Child Health in Maguindanao

Datu Piang, Maguindanao, The Philippines -- At the age of 24, Raisa Masukat, still projects a shy and childlike demeanor. “I married young,” she shares with a soft voice. Raisa is a full-time... Read more

8 March 2021

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Women’s Day   All over the world, women lead. They lead peace processes, run businesses, establish hospitals and schools.... Read more