Ensuring rights and choices for all


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...

3 February 2020

Women and Girls with Disabilities at the Centre of Emergency Preparedness and Response in the Pacific

The Pacific is characterized by rates of gender-based violence up to twice the global average and these rates are 2-3 times higher for women with disabilities. A conflation of the increase in violence during emergencies...



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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