News

News

17 October 2018
Press Release
The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development, new UNFPA report shows UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 October 2018 - The global trend towards... Read more
20 September 2018
News
20 September 2018, İzmir –Edis Görgülü, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Spokesperson paid a visit to the Bulut Öncü Youth Centre located in İzmir. The centre run by the Community Volunteers... Read more
6 September 2018
News
Songül Öden, acclaimed actress and a spokesperson for the UNFPA Humanitarian Aid Programme, visited the UNFPA Women and Girls Safe Space (WGSS) in Istanbul. The WGSS is funded by European Civil... Read more
15 August 2018
News
Gemila’s hands: ©UNFPA Turkey/Rebecca Zerzan
SANLIURFA, Turkey – “My husband was very strict,” Gemila*, a 28-year-old Syrian refugee, told UNFPA. “He wanted to crush people.” Gemila had been married off, despite her protests, at age 17. A few... Read more
7 August 2018
News
Dr. Hadel Bakjaje says certain vaginal infections "can become chronic and can cause miscarriages and early births." ©UNFPA Turkey/Usenabasi Esiet
SANLIURFA, Turkey – Refugee women and girls face extraordinary hardships. They endure grave risks and often brutal violence, and many are thrust into poverty. But they can also face another, more... Read more
26 July 2018
News
SANLIURFA, Turkey – “Even today, we saw a 17 year old who is pregnant and already has a child,” said midwife Neval, sitting in the Devtesti Centre, a women’s and girls’ safe space in Sanliurfa,... Read more
23 July 2018
News
ISTANBUL -  Songül Öden, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Humanitarian Programme Spokesperson of the, paid a visit to the UNFPA Women and Girls Safe Space, which delivers primary healthcare... Read more
11 July 2018
News
Reproductive Health Methods Consulting Training, 11 – 13 July 2018, Hatay, Turkey - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with the Women and Reproductive Health branch of the... Read more
11 July 2018
Statement
Fifty years ago, the United Nations International Conference on Human Rights resolved in the Proclamation of Teheran of 13 May 1968: “Parents have a basic human right to determine freely and... Read more
11 July 2018
Statement
"Family planning is a human right" Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund   11 July 2018   Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic... Read more

Pages