Ensuring rights and choices for all


24 July 2020

Editorial - The Pacific can become a global leader in ending child marriage

Editorial – Dr Jennifer Butler, Director of the United Nations Populations Fund Pacific Sub-Regional Office Today, 33,000 girls under age 18 will be forced into marriages, usually to much older men. Tomorrow,...

9 June 2020

Young People in the Pacific Speak Up on the Impact of COVID-19: Survey Goes Live!

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Pacific Sub-Regional Office, in collaboration with diverse youth networks, the Pacific Disability Forum, United Nations sister agencies, and with the support of key development...

A group of 10 Retired Fijian Midwives

12 May 2020

Mission accomplished: Retired Fijian Midwives return from Samoa after 10 weeks

A group of ten retired Fijian midwives has recently returned from Samoa after completing ten successful weeks, supporting maternal health during the measles epidemic. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Pacific...


The State of World Population 2020: Against my will: defying the practices that harm...
The Government of Samoa declared a state of emergency on 15 November due to the...

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