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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

The plight of being pregnant in today’s Yemen

When Amna, a 30 year old woman from Sanaa, Yemen, gave birth to her second child, the baby was born with severe disabilities and died immediately.

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