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News

29 May 2017

Fistula survivor excels after repair

For more than 10 years, until last year, Khadra, 32, suffered a debilitating and devastating condition; obstetric fistula. Khadra lived with fistula complications and was isolated from her own community for over a...

Statement attributable to Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Director for the Arab Region, on the Cholera outbreak in Yemen

28 May 2017

Statement on the Cholera outbreak in Yemen

Cairo, 28 May 2017 – I am deeply concerned by the confirmed news on the rise of cholera in Yemen, which comes as a possibly fatal addition to the hardships that Yemeni men and women have been facing due to the conflict...

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...

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

Severe drought conditions continue to ravage the South West region of Somalia and the...
Highlights of UNFPA response to the crisis in Syria:  SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (FROM ALL...
Egypt’s population witnessed a dramatic increase during the last decade and was...
Situation Overview The recent cholera outbreak of an unprecedented scale has resulted in...