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12 October 2022
Press Release
Lebanon: the EU and UNFPA step up support for women amid crisis

Lebanon: the EU and UNFPA step up support for women amid crisis

Beirut – The European Union has granted EUR 2.5 million in humanitarian aid to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Lebanon, to ensure the... Read more

7 October 2022
Statement
Distributing Dignity kits

UNFPA Lebanon responds to women’s sexual and reproductive health needs affected by the fire in Aarsal Informal Settlement

UNFPA expresses its deepest sadness for the refugees affected by the fire that broke out in the tents and makeshift accommodations on October 5,... Read more

25 November 2020
Statement

Stand up and say ‘enough’ to violence

Enough! That’s what we say, today and every day, to all forms of violence against women and girls. Enough to domestic violence. Enough to rape.... Read more

25 November 2020
Press Release

THE UNITED NATIONS, THE SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE TASKFORCE AND THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR LEBANESE WOMEN LAUNCH A 16-DAY CAMPAIGN AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Today begins the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) (25 November-10 December). On this occasion, the United Nations... Read more

12 November 2020
Press Release

UNFPA, UNESCO and UNODC Joint Call for Proposals on Youth-led rehabilitation efforts to support local communities affected by the Beirut blast

The Beirut blast, which occurred on the 4th of August 2020, has caused severe casualties and widespread damage at all levels. The sudden devastation... Read more

20 October 2020
Statement

Trusting statistics to tell the story

A statistic is not only a number – it tells a human story. It speaks of people’s health and well-being, problems and prospects, and socio-economic... Read more

10 October 2020
News

On world Mental Health day, let us not forget the psychosocial needs of the Beirut Blast victims

Two months after the blast that devastated Beirut and its residents, many are still addressing their basic physical needs. Survivors are also... Read more

10 October 2020
Statement

Let’s listen to girls and uphold their rights

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem On the International Day of the Girl 11 October 2020 It is every girl’s right to speak and... Read more

18 September 2020
Press Release

New High-Level Commission will ensure promises made at Nairobi Summit are kept as COVID-19 pandemic threatens to turn back the clock for women’s health and rights

NEW YORK - 17 September 2020 - A new High-Level Commission of advocates, experts and activists was established today to help commitments to women’s health and rights made at the November 2019 Nairobi... Read more

6 September 2020
News
The distribution of dignity kits in Beirut. © UNFPA Lebanon

 UNFPA Helps Maintain Dignity of Women and Girls Affected by Beirut Port Blast 

A month after the Beirut Port explosion, essential needs of affected women and girls have changed. Initially, the top priority concerns were safe... Read more

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