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13 January 2017
In the News
A survivor at an IDP camp in Maiduguri, receiving ante-natal care at a UNFPA health facility
Abuja, Nigeria - Zainab Abubakar is a 28 years old mother of six , “I was one month pregnant when I left Gamboru Ingala, I left because of the Boko haram crisis.  During my escape, I lost my... Read more
31 December 2016
In the News
Calabar, Cross River State – Wise up. Play Safe. Use a Condom; was the resonating message of the wise up campaign in Calabar, Cross River State. The campaign is part of UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
29 November 2016
In the News
  I hope that my presence here, underscores the fact that as far as the Federal Government is concerened ... our position is clear, No Child Marriage. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo... Read more
25 August 2016
Dispatch
Naja’atu Idress is 15 years old. After graduating from primary school at age 10, she hawked for three years to support her parents with a daily stipend. At age 13 a suitor was handpicked for her... Read more
27 July 2016
In the News
“Eyin o lori re da (where are the fortunate people)? Awa re O (we are here)” was the greeting resonating throughout the graduation ceremony of 120 out of school girls in Ilaje community, Lagos... Read more
21 June 2016
In the News
“In a community where I advocate for the abandonment of female genital mutilation (FGM), pregnant women are abandoned during childbirth. Hajiya (I never got to know her real name) was a victim. She... Read more
20 May 2016
Dispatch
I met Zainab Baubau, a 32-year-old fistula patient twenty years after her failed marriage to Mohammed, and 19 years after the death of her son, an infant she lost during childbirth. At the age of 12... Read more
5 May 2016
Dispatch
“Midwives are the first eyes to see and the first hands to hold our future” said Mr Stephen Sobhani, a key note speaker at the inaugural midwifery conference in Nigeria. The conference which was... Read more
19 April 2016
Dispatch
As part of its support package to curb the impact of gender based violence (GBV) within internally displaced person’s (IDPs) camps, host communities and otherwise, UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
31 March 2016
In the News
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has flagged off the distribution of 10, 000 dignity kits to survivors of insurgency and 144 comprehensive reproductive health kits to medical facilities,... Read more

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