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18 April 2022
A girl is talking to the counselors in the protection shelter in Savannakhet Province. Photo by: Sisavath/UNFPA Laos.

Establishing Standard Operations Procedures so that there is no “wrong door” for a survivor of violence to seek help

Vientiane, 07 April 2022 - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) supported 3 multisectoral consultations to develop Standard Operating... Read more

7 April 2022
Press Release

Government of Japan and UNFPA partner with LWU, MOPWT and UN-Habitat to launch a Safer Cities Initiative

7 April 2022, Vientiane Capital - The government of Japan pledged 833,333 USD to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to implement: Safer... Read more

4 April 2022
Press Release

UNFPA supports revision of national midwifery curriculum to meet international standards

The workshop gathered midwifery faculty members from across the country to improve modules and subjects for updating to reflect significant changes... Read more

29 March 2022
Press Release

UNFPA strengthening mental health psychosocial support for young people in Lao PDR

UNFPA is supporting young people in Lao PDR to safeguard their mental health amid the ongoing third wave of COVID-19 in the country. Dr. Kongsy... Read more

22 March 2022
Press Release

I Am Who I Am: Stories of young transgender women

Peer educators from Proud to Be Us Laos shared their life stories as transgender people in Laos. From knowing, to coming out as a transgender person... Read more

21 March 2022

LSB, UNFPA further strengthening production, dissemination and use of vital statistic data in Lao PDR

17 March 2022, Vientiane Capital - Timely and updated vital statistics data on births, deaths, marriages, divorces is a prerequisite to socio-... Read more

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?

It’s that time of the year again, the one day a year when we celebrate women… a new theme, a new set of celebrations and a mixed bag of progress.... 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... 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... Read more