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Mothers in Crisis

UNFPA emergency birth kits provide pregnant women in emergency settings with the tools they need to give birth. Read more
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UNFPA’s work providing life-saving care to Rohingya refugees

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 – How UNFPA is working to end gender-based violence

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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Ending Female Genital Mutilation: 5 Communities and Countries Leading the Way

Every year, more than 3 million girls are subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM). That means that right now there
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5 ways female genital mutilation undermines the health of women and girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – “I have met many women who have suffered tremendously during labour,” said Dr. Kenza Aden, a
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5 Examples of Men Standing Up for Women’s Rights around the World

How Men Stand Up for Women and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights. Learn how men are supporting women, promoting gender
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Stories From the Field

All-women team provides life-saving humanitarian support in Marawi

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Helping young people take charge of their bodies, their lives, our world

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Displaced women in eastern Ethiopia stand up to pressure, stigma over family planning

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Want to end preventable maternal deaths? Spend (at least) six times more by 2030

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Women belong at the centre of peace efforts, women UN leaders urge in Afghanistan

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Mother with disability hopes for better life with family planning

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Venezuelan volunteers provide humanitarian relief to migrants, refugees

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A graduate at 47, new midwife triumphs over life’s trials

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Twenty-five years ago, leaders promised to advance women’s health and rights. Have they delivered?

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After days on the run, pregnant Syrian woman finds safe haven and safe delivery

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