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27 March 2017
Press Release
Sana’a, Yemen – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund estimates that the health and protection of more  than 2.2 million women and girls of childbearing age are at risk as the conflict in Yemen... Read more
21 March 2017
In the News
2 1 0 0     A community leader makes his way to the tent of a pregnant 14-year-old former child bride. “I am worried about the delivery,” said the girl’s father. © UNFPA/David... Read more
20 March 2017
Shaimaa Ahmed Ali teaches members of her community about the harms of female genital mutilation (FGM). © UNFPA Egypt/Sima Diab UNITED NATIONS, New York/ASSIUT, Egypt – “I will soon be the happy... Read more
19 March 2017
Baghdad, Iraq, 19 March 2017 – One month into the Military operations to retake the West side of Mosul city, the humanitarian needs of thousands of the families still residing inside the different... Read more
19 March 2017
The devastating drought currently ravaging Somalia is threatening the lives of 607 thousand pregnant women around the country. More than 130 thousands of them may require critical and urgent... Read more
19 March 2017
  Baghdad, Iraq, 19 March 2017 – As more people flee the current fighting in the West of Mosul city reaching around 97,000 individuals, UNFPA is stepping up efforts to meet their reproductive health... Read more
15 March 2017
Statement
The alarming level of food scarcity in Yemen is putting the lives of 352,000 pregnant women at risk, and could harm the health of 2.2 million women of childbearing age, who are in urgent need of... Read more
8 March 2017
Statement
Universal access to sexual and reproductive health—the key to gender equality Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live in dignity and in freedom from want and fear, without... Read more
8 March 2017
Today is International Women’s Day, a day to reflect on the achievements of women who refuse to accept boundaries that limit their potential. In commemoration, UNFPA Arab States is celebrating... Read more
7 March 2017
Dispatch
  DAMASCUS, Syria – Fatima and Rasha welcomed new children into the world on the same day – an experience that would be completely unremarkable if not for their circumstances. Both women are... Read more

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