January 19Yrma attended online meeting of the UNFPA
She attended a virtual meeting of the United Nations Population Fund UNFPA's High-Level Commission on ICPD25. Since 2010 she has been patron of UNFPA and has throughout many years been a passionate advocate in the fight for gender equality and the advancement of women and girlsí rights.
The Commission was established to ensure that women have the necessary knowledge and tools to ensure that they can make decisions over their own bodies and thereby their own lives. The meeting today focused on the work needed to ensure zero preventable maternal deaths, zero unmet need for family planning and zero gender based violence and harmful practices against women and girls.