Friends of UNFPA, Inc.
Friends of UNFPA is a non-profit organization, headquartered in New York, that supports the work of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. UNFPA works to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. Friends of UNFPA advances this global effort by mobilizing funds and action for UNFPA’s lifesaving work. Founded in 1969, UNFPA is the lead United Nations agency that expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy sexual and reproductive lives. UNFPA is on the ground, improving lives, in more than 150 countries. UNFPA accelerates progress towards universal access to sexual and reproductive health, including voluntary family planning and safe motherhood. It also advances the rights and opportunities of young people. UNFPA works in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia & the Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa, Latin America & the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe.
Friends of UNFPA is a member of Girls Not Brides a global partnership of more than 250 non-governmental organizations committed to end child marriage. www.girlsnotbrides.org @GirlsNotBrides