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6 February 2018
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For UNFPA, the UN agency for reproductive health and rights, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a violation of the body and the mind of little girls, and a violation of human rights. One of UNFPA’s... Read more
6 February 2018
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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... Read more
4 February 2018
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Imagine a world where  every pregnancy is wanted  every childbirth is safe and  every young person's potential is fulfilled This is the world we are striving to realize. Our goal is to achieve... Read more
29 January 2018
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A staff member at the newly opened clinic attends to a newborn baby. Image from UNFPA Syria and Al Mawadda AL-TABQA CITY, Syria – A new reproductive health clinic has been opened in the embattled... Read more
24 January 2018
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  UNFPA Arab States Regional Office, Cairo - 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. “... Read more
24 January 2018
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  “Auntie Leila,” a local member of the Rohingya community, reaches out to refugee women and brings them to UNFPA's women-friendly spaces. © UNFPA Bangladesh/Naymuzzaman Prince COX’S BAZAR,... Read more
23 January 2018
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    Syrian refugee Tayma Abzali gave birth to her daughter, Helen, last September in Greece. Lynsey Addario for Time ATHENS, Greece/UNITED NATIONS, New York – Over two years ago, Greece became the... Read more
13 January 2018
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Message from UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem The new year is a time for reflection and for resolutions -- a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve... Read more
13 January 2018
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ERBIL, Iraq – “As humanitarians, we have a collective responsibility to prevent and safely respond to sexual abuse and exploitation in Iraq,” said Jennifer Emond, a UNFPA specialist on the subject,... Read more
8 January 2018
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Dr. Hiba Al-Mallah gives family planning counselling to Syrian refugees. She says there are many misconceptions about contraception. © UNFPA Jordan/Elspeth Dehnert AMMAN, Jordan – “I don’t want... Read more

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