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Patricia, 23, arrived at the fair knowing very little about contraception. But she was intrigued. "I do not want to have more children now because I do not have the means to support them," she said. © UNFPA WCARO

21 July 2015

Family planning fair dispels rumours, empowers women

It was no ordinary fair. In the village square of Ahua Village, in rural Côte d’Ivoire, midwives and health workers provided pregnancy and HIV testing, cervical cancer screenings, family planning counselling, and free...

Displaced families share an Iftar meal at the women's centre in Saad Camp. © UNFPA/Eman Al Qoloub WCC /Rusul Abdul Kareem

16 July 2015

“Hosting a bigger family”: Displaced Iraqis come together for Ramadan

More than three million people have been displaced by the violence engulfing Iraq. Iraqi families are now observing the holy month of Ramadan – many from tents or trailers, in unfamiliar surroundings.

Netball athletes show their skills during a rally at Manchester High School in Jamaica. A UNFPA-supported programme is showing young people how to apply their skills to making healthy choices. © UNFPA SROC

15 July 2015

Helping girls stay in the game

Sports offer a valuable avenue for reaching young people with messages about making healthy choices. In Jamaica, UNFPA has partnered with Netball Jamaica to teach adolescents about sexual and reproductive health, human...

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