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News

19 August 2017

Reproductive health and rights must be protected in crises

Every woman has the right to decide whether or when she will become pregnant, to give birth safely and to be protected from gender-based violence. Yet every day, untold millions of women and girls, whose lives have been...

12 August 2017

Peace depends on the participation of young people

Young people have the potential to act as greater forces for positive social change and to build the foundation for a just and peaceful world.

27 July 2017

Leaders around the world commit support for voluntary family planning

APAC, Uganda/LONDON, United Kingdom – Kate Opio, 33, was buoyant, cuddling one of her newborn twins in the maternity ward at a health centre in Uganda’s Apac District. The other twin slept peacefully beside them. But...

27 July 2017

“I thought I might die”: Pregnant women struggle to access care in embattled Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria – Ruqayya was pregnant when she fled the embattled city of Deir ez-Zor, in north-eastern Syria, with her husband and two young children. The family took refuge in Al-Areesheh camp, in Al-Hasakah...

Videos

Yemen’s deadly cholera outbreak and its impact on women and girls
Yemen’s deadly cholera outbreak and its impact on women and girls
UN Secretary General- Video Message on World Humanitarian Day, August 19, 2017
UN Secretary General- Video Message on World Humanitarian Day, August 19, 2017
"We do not have anything now"
Live: Family Planning Summit in London
Live: Family Planning Summit in London
Time to End Obstetric Fistula
Time to End Obstetric Fistula

Publications

Millions of Yemenis continue to face a triple tragedy from the spectre of famine, the...
Cholera crisis far from over Over 494,000 suspected cases and 1,966 deaths in less than...