Latest job vacancies at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) formerly known as the United Nations Fund for Population Activities 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 is formally named the United Nations Population Fund. The organization was created in 1969, the same year the United Nations General Assembly declared “parents have the exclusive right to determine freely and responsibly the number and spacing of their children.”
UNFPA calls for the realization of reproductive rights for all and supports access to a wide range of sexual and reproductive health services – including voluntary family planning, maternal health care and comprehensive sexuality education.Since UNFPA started its work, the world has seen progress: The number and rate of women dying from complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.
But too many are still left behind. More than 760 million people are mired in extreme poverty. Sexual and reproductive health problems are a leading cause of death and disability for women in the developing world. Young people bear the highest risks of HIV infection and unintended pregnancy. Many millions of girls face the prospect of child marriage and other harmful practices, such as female genital mutilation (FGM).
Jobs at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Recruitment
September 26, 2023
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is the leading UN organization in Reproductive Health and Population and Development. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Job Title: International Operations Manager, Abuja, Nigeria,… Read more here