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24 November 2021

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Violence against Women

Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be stopped. It may seem like the online world is safe for women and girls. What could possibly happen, at home or in school or in... Read more

3 November 2021

UN Country Team, Ministry of Youth Affairs conclude two-day National Youth Summit

FREETOWN, 3 November 2021- The Government of Sierra Leone, under the leadership of the Ministry of Youth Affairs, with support from the UN Country Team in Sierra Leone, ended a two-day National Youth... Read more

11 October 2021

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day of the Girl

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day of the Girl 11 October     Girls are born with power. Every girl has within her possibilities that should flourish as she... Read more

26 August 2021
The motorbikes will support coordination of GBV response services and the setting up of SRH hubs in the Koinadugu district

UNFPA donates motorbikes to gender ministry to support AYSRHR hubs in Koinadugu

FREETOWN, 26 August 2021- Receiving the motorbikes on behalf of the ministry, the Permanent Secretary, Zainab Buya-Kamara said, “the Ministry remains committed to closely work with UNFPA in... Read more

23 August 2021
Midwives play an essential role in the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth

With UNFPA support, School of Midwifery in Makeni trains 500 midwives

MAKENI, Sierra Leone, 23 August 2021 - Francess Forna, head of the School of Midwifery in Makeni, is upbeat about the support the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) provides to Sierra Leone’s... Read more

5 August 2021
Looking back, Maseray Bangura said “My dignity has been restored. I have spent a week without experiencing urine leaks.”

UNFPA helps to restore hope and dignity of fistula survivor

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 5 August 2021- “I was depressed and ashamed to interact with friends and relatives because of fistula. My husband who was my source of support told me at one point that he... Read more

16 July 2021

UNFPA supports Ministry of Health and Sanitation with equipment critical in building a strong healthcare worker force

FREETOWN, 16 July 2021-  The United Nations Population Fund- UNFPA continues to work with the Government of Sierra Leone in providing maternal and newborn health services including Emergency... Read more

12 July 2021

UNFPA, Partners, commemorate World Population Day

FREETOWN, 12 July 2021- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone, in partnership with the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development and Statistics Sierra Leone, celebrated this... Read more

24 June 2021

UNFPA supports Government of Sierra Leone with the development of a national integrated health supply chain strategy

FREETOWN, 24 June 2021- With funding from the UK’s  Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and UNFPA supplies programme,  the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone has... Read more

23 May 2021
Press Release

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2021

FREETOWN, 23 May 2021-The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone has Joined the world in commemorating the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula (IDEOF), a day set aside by the... Read more