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10 February 2018

Doctors must immediately stop mutilating girls

Just before leaving office, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf signed an executive order to stop domestic violence. The order included a one-year ban on female genital mutilation, an unnecessary practice...

6 February 2018

A race against trends

Joint Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalaia Kanem and UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February 2018

24 January 2018

As Rohingya refugee crisis escalates, women emerge as front-line responders

he border between Bangladesh and Myanmar is the site of the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. Over 620,000 Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Rakhine State in Myanmar have arrived in Cox’s Bazar District in just...

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