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12 April 2019
Press Release

UNFPA provides hygiene and safety supplies to displaced pregnant women in the BARMM

MANILA, Philippines, 12 April 2019 — The United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) with support from the Australian Government is providing hygiene and safety supplies to the Bangsamoro Transition... Read more

10 April 2019

UNFPA launches State of World Population Report 2019

STATE OF WORLD POPULATION 2019 Unfinished Business: the pursuit of rights and choices for all   Despite remarkable achievements in the past five decades, much more must be done to break the barriers... Read more

8 March 2019

UNFPA Philippines celebrates International Women's Day with Vice President Leni Robredo

Message of UNFPA Philippines Representative Iori Kato for International Women's Day   To commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is standing in... Read more

7 March 2019

International Women’s Day Summit 2019: Advancing the Rights and Representation of Filipino Women

March marks the annual Women’s Month celebration –  As part of a series of events to formally kick things off, SPARK! and the Office of the Vice President, in partnership with the Embassies of... Read more

1 March 2019

Don’t Tell Me How To Dress Exhibit at Gateway Mall

Message of UNFPA Philippines Representative Iori Kato  Don’t Tell Me How To Dress Exhibit at Gateway Mall   MAGANDANG UMAGA PO, SA INYONG LAHAT! Thank you very much for inviting me to represent the... Read more

25 January 2019

Senator Risa Hontiveros joins the United Nations at the Don't Tell Me How to Dress Exhibit

MANILA, Philippines - Challenging the idea that sexual assault is a woman’s fault because of what she wears, UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, and UN Women, the United... Read more

3 December 2018

UNFPA Representative Iori Kato's speech at the Male Advocates Assembly on Eliminating Gender-Based Violence

Honorable Executive Director, Commission on Population (POPCOM), Dr. Juan Antonio A. Perez III Honorable Chairperson, Philippine Commission on Women, Dr. Rhodora T. Masilang-Bucoy Honorable Executive... Read more

20 November 2018

Women come together to address gender-based violence in Marawi, Philippines

MARAWI CITY, Philippines – “Many women and girls here were suffering from violence.  And the armed conflict made the situation of gender-based violence even worse,” said Umme Limbona, a 26-year-old... Read more

7 November 2018
Press Release

In partnership with UNFPA, the Department of Health and Amai Pakpak Medical Center establish a Women and Children Protection Unit in Marawi City

MARAWI, Philippines – To provide a multi-sectoral specialized care to the survivors of gender-based violence, the Department of Health, in partnership with UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and... Read more

17 October 2018
Press Release

The State of World Population 2018

MANILA, Philippines, 17 October 2018 - The global trend towards smaller families is a reflection of people making reproductive choices.  “The historic transition to lower fertility has emerged... Read more