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11 December 2021

New partnership for expanding choices

We signed today a Memorandum of Understanding with the Women's Economic Chamber to cooperate for achievement of common goals for Expanding Choices for women, girls, fathers and couples through family... Read more

3 December 2021

Ï did not want to die a virgin"- a role play on life aspects as seen by a young disabled woman

The monodrama "I did not want to die a virgin" was a success! Launched today on the International Day of People with Disablities, a great collaboration with the "Together Foundation", run by a... Read more

15 September 2021

“My body is my own” – UNFPA and UN Women launch art initiative with youth in Albania to promote bodily autonomy

UNFPA and UN Women launched the campaign "My body is my own", which comes to Albania as a new art initiative aiming to raise awareness on bodily autonomy, gender equality, gender-based violence and... Read more

14 May 2021

Champion Companies on Family Friendly Workplaces Kickoff meeting

14 May, 2021, Tirana - Ending discrimination against women is not only a fulfilling basic human right, but also fundamental for a sustainable future. Gender equality should be at the foundation to... Read more

26 February 2021

Demographic and Health Challenges Facing Albania in the 21st Century

Tirana, 26 February 2021 – Today UNFPA Albania presented a detailed analysis of Demographic and Health Challenges facing Albania in the 21st Century. Prepared by a group of experts in the fields of... Read more

19 February 2021

“Adolescent and Youth Abuse in Albania” – an in-depth analysis of several reports and surveys in the last decade

Tirana, 19 February 2021 - Today UNFPA and the Albanian Parliament organized a hearing session for the presentation of the main findings of the report Adolescent and Youth Abuse in Albania, prepared... Read more

21 October 2020

Expanding Choices project to promote family-friendly policies launches in Albania

TIRANA, Albania – The project “Expanding Choices: Gender-Responsive Family Policies for the Private Sector in the Western Balkans and Moldova” was launched today in Albania by the United Nations... Read more

30 June 2020


In a village in remote far-western Nepal, Rachana Sunar fought her father’s plans to marry her off when she was barely 15, pursuing higher studies instead. Today she’s an internationally renowned... Read more

5 May 2020

Mothers, midwives risking their lives to bring new life into the world

Around the world, May is a time to celebrate mothers and the health workers who help them enter motherhood. Dozens of countries observe Mother’s Day in May and, on 5 May, the International Day of the... Read more

4 May 2020

UNFPA and the Fund for Mandatory Health Care Insurance partner to assist lonely older persons with chronic diseases

UNFPA and the Fund for Mandatory Health Care Insurance (FMHCI) entered a partnership to protect the health of the older persons from COVID-19 infection and respond to their immediate needs for care.... Read more