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25 July 2017
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Dr. Farea at 22 May Hospital, in Sana’a, checks in on Ibtisam, a pregnant woman with cholera. © UNFPA Yemen   SANA’A, Yemen – The cholera outbreak in Yemen is spreading at an unprecedented rate,... Read more
24 July 2017
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Generation Breakthrough is UNFPA’s flagship project on adolescents and youth. Started in 2012 with generous support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the project engages around 140... Read more
10 July 2017
A person’s ability to plan the timing and size of his or her family closely determines the realization of other rights. Unfortunately, the right to family planning is one that many have had to fight... Read more
20 June 2017
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  Cairo, June 20, 2017- As the United Nations marks World Refugee Day, we should all be wondering how it is possible, in the twenty-first century, to witness the devastating effects of war, violence... Read more
19 June 2017
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Cairo, June 19, 2017 - In 2017, the United Nations Secretary-General reported that sexual violence continued to be used as a tactic of war in a number of conflict settings. Sexual violence has also... Read more
6 June 2017
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his... Read more
29 May 2017
Khadra serving a customer in her shop For more than 10 years, until last year, Khadra, 32, suffered a debilitating and devastating condition; obstetric fistula.... Read more
28 May 2017
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Statement attributable to Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Director for the Arab Region, 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... Read more
22 May 2017
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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... Read more
14 May 2017
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22 21 00   Fatima holds her newborn son, Jad, as she speaks to an aid worker. Displaced by the Syrian conflict, Fatima grew increasingly frail during her pregnancy. © WFP/... Read more

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