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5 December 2016

After escape, former ISIL slaves face new challenges

DUHOK, Iraq – “I was raped. I hated life and attempted suicide,” described Maha*, a 19-year-old Yazidi woman who was abducted by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL, also known as Daesh or ISIS).

1 December 2016

HIV prevention goes beyond access to services – it’s about more inclusive societies

Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016 It is past time to get serious about HIV prevention. We cannot hope to end the AIDS epidemic when every day almost 6,000 people are infected with HIV.

25 November 2016

Statement attributable to UNFPA's Director for the Arab states region Dr. Luay Shabaneh:

Cairo, 25 November 2016 - Today, on the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women, Termanin Hospital for Gynecology and Obstetrics in Idlib governorate was hit four times.

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This is the 12th report of the Task Force on Population Movement (TFPM), which is a...
Situation Report No. 14 (26 December 2016-1 January 2017)
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