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10 March 2022

Advocating for women’s rights and gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow

9 March 2022, Vientiane Capital - Women and men from the government, embassies, international organizations, civil society organizations, non-profit organizations, business sectors, media and youth,... Read more

9 March 2022

Flowers and fancy meals are great, but surely, rights and choices deserve more attention?

OP-Ed  Mariam Khan, UNFPA Representative to Lao PDR International Women’s Day 2022   Flowers and fancy meals are great, but surely, rights and choices deserve more attention ?    It’s that time of... Read more

4 March 2022
Press Release

Minister of Health - UNFPA Representative joint visit spotlights Youth-Focused Interventions in Oudomxay Province

24-25 February 2022, Oudomxay province: The Ministry of Health (MoH) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) joined hands to visit Oudomxay province and witness the impacts of key UNFPA youth-... Read more

3 March 2022
Press Release

UNFPA and LWU strengthen knowledge, innovation and coordination to eliminate GBV

22 - 25 February 2022, Champasak province - Lao Women’s Union (LWU) staff deals daily with matters of gender equality and gender-based violence (GBV), but with capacity building from UNFPA GBV... Read more

16 February 2022
Press Release

The Government of Lao PDR and UNFPA Signed the New Country Programme Action Plan 2022-2026

16 February 2022, Vientiane Capital - H.E. Dr. Sthabandith INSISIENMAI, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and Ms. Mariam A. KHAN, Representative of the United Nations... Read more

13 February 2022

Village girls in orange shape their own futures

At a rural and remote village, 30 kilometres from the district town in Oudomxay province in northwest Lao PDR – predominantly populated with Khmu and Leu ethnic groups,, a group of adolescent girls... Read more

27 January 2022
Press Release

Making Adolescent and Youth-Friendly Service Accessible for Young People During COVID-19

27 January 2022, Vientiane Capital - To strengthen the adolescent and youth-friendly services (AYFS), UNFPA provided 11 portable speakers and 12 sexual reproductive health outreach bags to Champasak... Read more

24 January 2022
Press Release

The Government of Lao PDR and UNFPA Launch the 7th Five-Year Program of Cooperation (2022-2026)

24 January 2022, Vientiane Capital - The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today closed the sixth country program and launched the seventh... Read more

19 January 2022

MOHA, LSB and Partners working to make Everyone Visible in Lao PDR

Imagine a girl having no record of her existence. How will she attend school, receive health care, travel, vote, apply for a job, or inherit a property? Civil registration provides a fundamental... Read more

12 January 2022
Press Release

Health Providers in 10 Provinces Can Now Use Telehealth to Ensure Essential Health Services for Women and Girls

“Telehealth makes it convenient to connect with patients and provide counseling to them. We can also ensure that they are referred to the hospital on time in case of emergency. In addition,... Read more