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23 May 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Sierra Leone marks International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

UNFPA Sierra Leone marks International Day to End Obstetric Fistula Freetown, Sierra Leone, 23 May 2020:  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone today 23 May 2020 joins the rest... Read more

23 May 2020
Statement

End gender inequality! End health inequities! End fistula now!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula     Last November, the world convened in Nairobi to celebrate the tremendous gains of the... Read more

12 May 2020
News

UNFPA supports the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to preposition contraceptives & life-saving maternal health medicines

UNFPA supports the Ministry of Health and Sanitation to preposition contraceptives & life-saving maternal health medicines FREETOWN, 11 May 2020 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in... Read more

6 May 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Sierra Leone celebrates midwives on the International Day of the Midwife

UNFPA Sierra Leone celebrates midwives on the International Day of the Midwife FREETOWN, 5 May 2020 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sierra Leone joined the world in marking the... Read more

5 May 2020
Statement

Celebrating midwives, unsung heroes on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of the Midwife   As the world battles COVID-19, women continue to get pregnant and babies are still being born. ... Read more

25 April 2020
Press Release

UNFPA Sierra Leone partners with Africell Sierra Leone on a Campaign to promote sexual and reproductive health information

For immediate release UNFPA Sierra Leone partners with Africell Sierra Leone on a Campaign to promote sexual and reproductive health information Freetown, Sierra Leone, 23 April 2020: The United... Read more

10 April 2020
News

UNFPA Sierra Leone provides technical support to radio teaching programme

Freetown, April 9, 2020: The Ministry of Basic and Senior School Education (MBSSE) and the Teaching Service Commission have launched a radio teaching programme for children and adolescents covering... Read more

7 April 2020
Statement

World Health Day: Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic

On this World Health Day, we mark the first International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. Midwives are central to everything we do at UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health... Read more

30 March 2020
News

UNFPA Sierra Leone applauds decision to overturn ban on pregnant girls attending school

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, 30 March 2020: United Nations Population Fund commends the decision of the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education to lift the ban on pregnant girls attending school... Read more

8 March 2020
Statement

I am Generation Equality: Working together to achieve a gender-equal world

This International Women's Day, we celebrate the icons who blazed the trail towards gender equality. We now look to today’s generation of activists, women who are shaping a vision of a better... Read more

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