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12 June 2018
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Cairo, 11 June 2018 – We are extremely alarmed by latest escalation of violence in Yemen, most recently in the port city of Hodeidah, one of the country’s most densely populated areas.  In the event... Read more
6 June 2018
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  “Sharing one’s experience is the best way to raise awareness in communities,” Rusul, 27. © 2018/Iraq Getting your period and becoming a woman is a natural... Read more
6 June 2018
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DOHUK, Iraq – Aysheh was only 15 years old when she and her family fled Qamishli, northeastern Syria, to find refuge in Iraq in 2014. They ended up in Domiz 1 camp in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.  Built... Read more
6 June 2018
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MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR    Year on year, millions of women and adolescents in 155 countries and territories have been progressively able to exercise their sexual and reproductive health... Read more
3 June 2018
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Faith Kiraison, an advocate for girls' rights and health, teaches her peers about menstrual health management. © UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo JOHANNESBURG, South Africa/NAROK, Kenya – “I felt... Read more
23 May 2018
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Video of pcsGoeie_uU   Today, the world observes the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, May 23. which calls for action to end the marginalization and inequality that perpetuate this... Read more
23 May 2018
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  Adeeba is in obstetric fistula Unit in Al-Thawrah Hospital December 2017. © UNFPA Yemen Hajja, Yemen -  Adeeba got married at the age of 24, and was thrilled when she became pregnant. But when it... Read more
22 May 2018
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  Statement of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, 23 May 2018   Pregnancy and childbirth should be among the happiest of occasions in a... Read more
22 May 2018
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  When Najat, a midwife from the Dhamar governorate got married and moved to her husband’s village, she made many friends as she provided midwifery services to women in the village. During her... Read more
16 May 2018
Statement
Cairo, 16 May 2018 –I am following closely with deep concern the alarming humanitarian situation and increased number of causalities especially among youth in Gaza. Since the start of the... Read more

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