News

20 June, 2016

Reconstructing Lives: Tuwede's Story

HEADLANDS, Zimbabwe – A year ago, Tuwede Adam (36) was sitting in her home dejected and sad having suffered from fistula for 19 years. In 1996, while giving birth at home during an agonizing 4 day labour at the age of 16, Adam suffered this birth injury that left her incontinent.

23 May, 2016

A call to transform the world

Statement on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund

United Nations, New York, 23 May 2016

23 May, 2016

UN Secretary-General's message

The United Nations Secretary-General's message on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

23 May 2016

20 May, 2016

Free from fistula after 49 years

Kabul, Afghanistan  -  Within the gates of Malalai hospital hundreds of women, children and anxious men sit in the few sunny areas of the courtyard, bouncing sick babies on their laps, waiting.

Publications

The report updates on UNFPA's work in 2014 to end fistula and other improvements in...
The new resolution calls on the international community to intensify technical and...
The brochure highlights achievements and results in first decade of the Campaign to End...