United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) is an international organization. It was established in 1969 AD. It publishes 'The State of World Population' every year. This organization also helps various nations in demographic surveys and population census. This organization provides essential information about population-related statistical data for various policies and programs of different countries of the world. The data generated are used to create programs to reduce poverty and address issues concerning the rights of particular minority population groups. The work of the UNFPA involves promotion of the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity. Their work involves the improvement of reproductive health including the creation of national strategies and protocols, and providing supplies and services to these minority groups, as well as internal migrants and refugees, the elderly and the handicapped. The organization has recently been known for its worldwide campaign against obstetric fistula and female genital mutilation.
The UNFPA is a member of the United Nations Development Groups and part of its Executive Committee. This organization helps different nations of the world for comparison and study by providing reports on the state of Human Development every year. The UNFPA supports programs in more than 150 countries, territories, and areas spread across four geographic regions: Arab States and Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, and sub-Saharan Africa. Around three-quarters of the staff work in the field.
UNFPA’s stated mission is to promote the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of "health and equal opportunity." It supports countries in using population data for policies and programs to "reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV/AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect."
The objectives of UNFPA are given below:
UNFPA has been helping Nepal in the following areas:
Which one of the following is the objective of UNFPA?
All the options are correct.
To have universal access to sexual and reproductive health services.
To decrease infant and maternal mortality rate.
To increase life expectancy of the people.
When did UNFPA establish?
What is the full form of UNFPA?
United Nations Fund for Population Activities
Union Natives Food for Population Auction
United Nations Federation for Population Action
United Nations Fund for People Action
Which one of the following is not the geographic region supported by UNFPA's programmes?
Arab States and Europe
Asia and the Pacific
Latin America and the Caribbean
The UNFPA is a member of the ______.
United Navigable Design Group
United Native Development Games
United Nations Development Groups
United Narcists Degradation Groups