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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Women in Mongolia escape domestic violence during pandemic

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia – When Dulam* first sought help from a center in northern Mongolia, she was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Yemenis, No Matter What

UNFPA has been providing sexual and reproductive health care to the Yemeni people despite intense challenges and a funding shortfall.
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2021: The Challenges Ahead

No one expected 2020 to turn out the way it did. But now, with several vaccines approved for use, the
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UNFPA’s “Cash for Protection” program helps single mother survive abuse

4 minute read The rainy season has come again in Tulanan, a city in The Philippines. For single mother Sarah,
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Hindsight is 2020: Looking back on a year of humanitarian emergencies

No humanitarian emergency quite dominated our news cycles, personal relationships, work life, or health quite like coronavirus in 2020. The COVID-19
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Like Everyone Else, Sex Workers Deserve Health Care

Sex workers are a diverse group of people. They are men, women, and transgender people. Some are parents, members of
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For one breast cancer survivor in Gaza Strip, a journey of hardship and hope with UNFPA

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip, Palestine – “I always encourage the women I know to do a self-exam and regular screenings,” Intisar,
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UNFPA’s Ongoing Work in Yemen

The world’s worst humanitarian crisis has been unfolding in Yemen for the past five years. UNFPA had to close 100
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What You Didn’t Know About Teenage Pregnancy

*Please be advised that this article contains information on sexual and physical abuse toward children.  Every day, at least 20,000 girls
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Mobile clinics treat reproductive cancers in along Ukraine’s contact line

POPASNA, Ukraine – “I just hope it’s not cancer,” Valentina, 71, thought. She was visiting a UNFPA mobile clinic in Ukraine
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Stories From the Field

Nine Latin American and Caribbean countries adopt the ‘San José Commitment’ on the rights of people of African descent

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The diplomatic community lends a hand to help women’s shelters in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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2020 Year in Review: Top 5 stories affecting women and girls

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Mongolian women get help to escape violence even amid pandemic

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In Afghanistan, years of inequality and violence give way to a fragile hope

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After years of conflict, Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, a UNFPA 2021 appeal shows

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Pandemic, stigma threaten to leave persons with disabilities behind, consultations show

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Young women face greatest threat from intimate partner violence, new UNFPA data dashboard shows

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Groups already vulnerable to HIV face increased risks during COVID-19 pandemic

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Ethiopian refugees in Sudan in dire need of protection, reproductive health care

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