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Lifesaving services at risk as humanitarian funding dries up in Yemen

Lifesaving services at risk in Yemen - The loss of funding will directly affect 650,000 women accessing reproductive health
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The Dangers of Child Marriage and 5 Ways to End this Human Rights Abuse

1 in 5 women in the world right now were married before they reached age 18.   However, this is a huge improvement
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5 Upsetting Reasons Women Aren’t Using Family Planning Around the World Today

Family planning is a human right, and everyone should be able to decide when, if, and with whom they have
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Terrified and Giving Birth Alone: Emergency Birth Kits Save Moms in Humanitarian Crises

UNFPA emergency birth kits provide pregnant women in emergency settings with the tools they need to give birth. Read more
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The Continuing Crisis: Sexual and Reproductive Health Care for Refugees Saves the Lives of Rohingya Women

What is the Rohingya Crisis? August 2019 marks the second anniversary of the Rohingya refugee crisis. The Rohingya are a Muslim
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Freetown- A look into sexual and reproductive health in Sierra Leone

Photographer Robbie Lawrence sheds light on sexual and reproductive health in Sierra Leone. Lawrence captured photos in Freetown after three
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7 Ways Safe Spaces Help Rohingya Women in Bangladesh’s Refugee Camps

Over 1.3 million people have fled persecution in Myanmar for nearby Bangladesh. About one-quarter of those migrants are women and
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Violence Against Women – UNFPA’s Work to Make Gender-Based Violence a Thing of the Past

Violence against women and girls is all too common. 1 in 3 women will experience sexual or physical abuse by
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Statement on the United States Decision to Again Withhold Funding from UNFPA

UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, notes with regret the determination by the United States of America
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What does UNFPA stand for?

What does UNFPA stand for? Test your knowledge and take our quizzes to see how much you know about UNFPA
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Stories From the Field

In Myanmar communities torn apart by conflict, youth centres nurture health, learning and well-being

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In Uganda, surviving rape and child marriage one plait at a time

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Courts, police and social workers join hands to protect survivors of violence in Peru’s Ayacucho region

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Community-led enforcement shows the way on ending child marriage in Ethiopia

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Amid conflict, mental health care gives Yemeni survivor of violence a new lease on life

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Real men respect women, says school for husbands in Burkina Faso

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When health workers harm: the medicalization of female genital mutilation in Egypt

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Spotlight Initiative shows early progress on making women and girls feel safe

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Leaders call on world to end scourge of gender violence

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Preventable maternal deaths down from 2000, but rate of progress at a crawl

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