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9 March 2019
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Nadia was only 16 when she grabbed her toddler and fled her house in Huwaija, Iraq, while five months pregnant. ISIS had taken over their town two years earlier and, on this fateful night, persistent... Read more
4 March 2019
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Sahar El Nabaheen was born into a humanitarian crisis that has only gotten worse over the years. In addition to the violence, the fear and the uncertainty that are part and parcel of what it is to... Read more
27 February 2019
Press Release
27 February, Amman- As the international community prepares for the Brussels III Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region, the European Union (EU), UN Women and UNFPA organized a... Read more
26 February 2019
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In her small house in Aden, Sahar Salem spoke of the war in Yemen, the closed shops and empty bakeries, the silent taps with no running water, the one hospital women sometimes fail to reach before it... Read more
21 February 2019
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Wars are usually associated with images of violence and grief, with once-safe homes crumbling as tent cities go up. The sounds of bombing and wailing can easily drown out most other voices. Women... Read more
10 February 2019
Press Release
Dubai, February 10, 2019- UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund opened a new liaison and partnerships office in Dubai’s International Humanitarian City (IHC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).... Read more
6 February 2019
Statement
Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then... Read more
21 January 2019
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The Arab Youth Forum recently organized by UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, brought together over 200 young participants from across the region to exchange experiences and find... Read more
13 January 2019
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The Arab region is young with over half of its population under thirty years of age.  A young population is theoretically a golden opportunity to break free from the decades-old shackles of poverty... Read more
31 December 2018
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Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA Director for the Arab Region, Last week, the Arab Youth Forum, held in Asilah, Morocco, ended with a clear message on the need to recognize the positive role of youth, to... Read more

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