Serving survivors of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

19 May 2021 BUKAVU, Democratic Republic of the Congo – “We waited for hours in the distribution point until they finally told us to go home. Hungry and empty-handed, I walked with three other women and two little girls. It was dusk, and I heard the little girls scream….

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Amid pandemic disruptions, UNFPA Haiti’s midwives urge pregnant women to continue antenatal care

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti –  “In the past, I was really afraid because of COVID-19,” Frantzia Noël told UNFPA. She is 35 years old and 4 months pregnant, living in north-western Haiti. Fear of the virus has discouraged many women from seeking maternal health care. Some maternity facilities…

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