UNFPA is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.

UNFPA Supports:

1.       Reproductive health care for women and youth in more than 150 countries – which are home to more than 80 percent of the world’s population

2.       The health of pregnant women, especially the 1 million who face life-threatening complications each month

3.       Reliable access to modern contraceptives sufficient to benefit 20 million women a year

4.       Training of thousands of health workers to help ensure at least 90 percent of all childbirths are supervised by skilled attendants

5.       Prevention of gender-based violence, which affects 1 in 3 women

6.       Abandonment of female genital mutilation, which harms 3 million girls annually

7.       Prevention of teen pregnancies, complications of which are the leading cause of death for girls 15-19 years old

8.       Efforts to end child marriage, which could affect an estimated 70 million girls over the next 5 years

9.       Delivery of safe birth supplies, dignity kits and other life-saving materials to survivors of conflict and natural disaster

10.   Censuses, data collection and analyses, which are essential for development planning"

Statistics on the UNFPA JPO programme - Q1 2022