The UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, promotes gender equality, reproductive health, youth empowerment. The organization was created in 1969, the same year the UN General Assembly declared “parents have the exclusive right to determine freely and responsibly the number and spacing of their children”. Together with partners, UNFPA works in 150 countries, and in Ukraine since 1997.

Our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.

Principles:

We lead with a purpose

We promote safety and dignity

We advance equality

We leave no one behind
 

Work in Ukraine

UNFPA in Ukraine works for:

creating conditions in which every young person can fulfill the potential, lead a healthy lifestyle, know their reproductive rights and take an active social life;

conducting sexual and reproductive health campaigns to improve access to health and care services and improve its quality, especially for young people;

combating gender stereotypes in society (through the media, compulsory education for civil servants on gender mainstreaming, the improvement of national gender policy and anti-discrimination expertise of school textbooks);

providing information and services to gender-based violence survivors through the creation of crisis centers, supporting the work of mobile teams of psycho-social and support, providing expert support and raising general awareness in society.