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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.
die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy or childbirth.
deaths averted from thanks to UNFPA-supplied contraception in 2018.
provided with a year’s worth of contraception throughout developing countries in 2018.
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COVID-19 has put women and girls at risk. Lockdowns to control the virus could leave 47 million women unable to use contraception. More unintended pregnancies lead to more deaths during pregnancy and childbirth. Help deliver lifesaving reproductive health care around the world.
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In times of crisis like the COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare systems are overburdened. UNFPA, the United Nations reproductive health and rights agency, is continuing to reach the world’s women and girls despite the ongoing crisis.
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.
SHAHRISTAN, Afghanistan – “It was midnight on 6 August when there was a loud knocking at my front door. My husband answered. A person stood in the dark, asking for my help. “A baby was being born,” Shirin described to UNFPA. It was the start of Shirin’s greatest challenge…
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