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Friends of UNFPA promotes the health, dignity, and rights of women and girls around the world by supporting the lifesaving work of UNFPA, the United Nations reproductive health and rights agency, through education, advocacy, and fundraising. UNFPA is the lead United Nations entity for reproductive health and rights for all. Working in over 155 countries, UNFPA works to end the unmet need for family planning, to end preventable maternal deaths, and to end violence and harmful practices against women and girls.
(estimated) die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy or childbirth.
and girls given access to reproductive health care, counseling, and family planning services during humanitarian emergencies through UNFPA programs in 2016.
lives saved from preventable deaths during pregnancy and childbirth by UNFPA between 2014 and 2016.
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With UNFPA’s support– and your support! – midwives and other health care professionals can save lives and change the world.
The ripple effect of access to lifesaving reproductive health care helps families, communities, and our entire world thrive.
Help us work with UNFPA to magnify this incredible work.
Donate today and support our mission promoting the health, rights, and dignity of women and girls by raising awareness and mobilizing action for UNFPA.
Friends of UNFPA is the official U.S.-based nonprofit supporting UNFPA, the United Nations reproductive health and rights agency. Find out more about us and our work.
Nearly 75,000 pregnant women lack access to life-saving health care.
You can help deliver supplies and services so they can deliver their babies safely.
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UNFPA is the lead United Nations entity focused on reproductive health and rights for all. Working in more than 155 countries, UNFPA delivers a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.
How a Midwife Can Save Moms Around the World: What does a midwife do? Friends of UNFPA goes over some ways that midwives save mothers and provide maternal care.
As the official support committee for UNFPA, every dollar you give is used efficiently to mobilize further funds and action for UNFPA’s lifesaving work.
Not a single mother should die while giving birth.
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