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News

22 May 2017

Hope, healing, and dignity for all

Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2017 Over the past year, I witnessed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Jumwa, from...

8 May 2017

Statement attributable to Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Director for the Arab Region, on the Syrians stranded between Algeria and Morocco

Cairo, 8 May 2017 – I am following with great concern the situation of 55 people, including 20 women and 22 children, who are stranded at the border area between Algeria and Morocco, the two groups arrived at the border...

18 April 2017

Generous donation from the Government of Japan to meet the needs of women and girls in Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq, 18 April 2017 – As the current humanitarian crisis in Iraq enters its fourth year, women and girls are facing extraordinary vulnerabilities related to their inability to access to minimum reproductive...

Videos

Time to End Obstetric Fistula
Time to End Obstetric Fistula
End Shame, End the isolation, End Fistula!
End Shame, End the isolation, End Fistula!
In Syria, doctors and midwives working in humanitarian emergencies
In Syria, doctors and midwives working in humanitarian emergencies
Reproductive health during emergencies: Stories from Daraa governorate in Syria
Reproductive health during emergencies: Stories from Daraa governorate in Syria
On Valentine's Day, help them, say #IDONT!
On Valentine's Day, help them, say #IDONT!

Publications

Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in...
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in...
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in...
Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in...