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11 March 2021

UNFPA supports women and girls displaced by the inter-clan violence in Hela Province, Papua New Guinea

Janet Hangu, one of the young girls displaced by the violent inter-clan conflict in Hela Province received UNFPA's Dignity Kit distributed at Tari Women's Association. Janet said "the Dignity Kit is... Read more

8 March 2021

Celebrate women leaders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response and beyond - International Women’s Day - Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem

Women supporting women. Women leading the way for other women. Women's leadership, grounded in human rights and gender equality. Our Executive... Read more

5 March 2021

“The garment kept her alive”: Putting training into practice at Rumginae Hospital

A UNFPA delivery of equipment to Rumginae Rural Hospital gets put to use almost immediately to save the life a young mother in Western Province.

26 February 2021

“UNFPA’s support for the renovation of the Labour and Postnatal wards has now made it a safe delivery environment for mothers and babies.”

The first female twins who were safely delivered at the UNFPA renovated facility on 9th January 2021. Photo: Sr Philomena/Matkomnai Health Centre UNFPA Papua New Guinea supported the renovation of... Read more

6 February 2021

2 million additional cases of FGM likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19

2 million additional cases of female genital mutilation likely to occur over next decade due to COVID-19 Only united, concerted and well-funded action can end this human rights violation Statement on... Read more

25 January 2021

Coming up... Census 2021 Structural Listing

The National Statistical Office (NSO), wishes to inform the general public throughout Papua New Guinea that Structural Listing for the 2021National Population and Housing Census will be carried out... Read more

13 January 2021

ICM and UNFPA launch ‘A Moment for Midwives’ — A Digital Ode to Midwives Everywhere

The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have come together to share the first-ever issue of... Read more

13 December 2020
we have created a social media competition #ByHerForHer #SupportedByHim and would like to invite everyone to find the murals and take a selfie to post and tag @UNFPAPNG Facebook and @unfpa_png Instagram pages. The best photo selected with descriptions about what women’s rights in PNG means, wins a prize.

“By Her, for Her Supported by Him” Art Calls for Action on Human Rights

“By Her, for Her Supported by Him” Art Calls for Action on Human Rights As part of the 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women in PNG and in commemorating the Human Rights Day, the NCD... Read more

10 December 2020

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on Human Rights Day

Realizing human rights, equal and inalienable for every person, is the most just and meaningful goal of any society. Human rights are universal principles, yet as Eleanor Roosevelt once reminded us,... Read more

3 December 2020

The health systems we build back after COVID-19 must reach everyone

More than a billion people: that’s how many live with a disability today. Some disabilities are apparent, but not all. Learning disabilities and... Read more