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15 January 2017
Dispatch
ALEPPO, Syria – Women’s health, hygiene and protection needs are staggering in the bomb-scarred city of Aleppo, UNFPA observers reported following a United Nations interagency needs assessment... Read more
1 January 2017
 UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ALEPPO, 1 January 2017- Numbers and stories cannot convey the depth of suffering endured in each individual case of a Syrian in need in... Read more
28 December 2016
Dispatch
IBB, Yemen – Shukria was married off at just 9 years old. The wedding was arranged to settle a debt her family owed to a 50-year-old man. “He told my father he would forget the debt and give even... Read more
20 December 2016
Dispatch
13 129 0 0     These 10 New Year's resolutions are inspired by real people who are making positive, lasting change. Based on photo by UNFPA Zimbabwe/Nikita Little UNITED... Read more
17 December 2016
Statement
Statement attributable to UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin In the midst of the painstaking efforts to evacuate civilians and rebels from besieged eastern Aleppo, UNFPA, the United... Read more
5 December 2016
Dispatch
The Dohuk Women's Centre offers specialized, sensitive care for survivors of ISIL's brutality. © UNFPA/Khetam Malkawi   DUHOK, Iraq – “I was raped. I hated life and attempted suicide,” described... Read more
1 December 2016
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2016   It is past time to get serious about HIV prevention. We... Read more
25 November 2016
Statement
Cairo, 25 November 2016 - Today, on the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women, Termanin Hospital for Gynecology and Obstetrics in Idlib governorate was hit four times. UNFPA, the... Read more
24 November 2016
Statement
Cairo, 24 November 2016 - We have learnt about a deadly attack on the M2 hospital in eastern Aleppo last week, where UNFPA supports reproductive health services to protect the health of women and... Read more
21 November 2016
Press Release
A UNFPA tribute to the contributions of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak
Egypt, Cairo - On the occasion of Universal Children’s Day, the Arab regional office of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, awarded Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, founder and... Read more

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