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Senior midwife Yan Yan Phearen gives an antenatal exam to Net Pheak at the Waiting House for Pregnant Women with Complications, in Kratie, Cambodia. © Nicolas Axelrod/Ruom for UNFPA

22 June 2015

The wait is over for safe births in rural Cambodia

When pregnant women need emergency care in Cambodia’s rural Kratie Province, help is often out of reach. But a UNFPA-supported 'waiting house' is ensuring women with high-risk pregnancies receive the expert...

Altanchimeg, a midwife, delivers a baby in Ulaanbataar, the capital. She provides expert advice to provincial hospitals around Mongolia through the Telemedicine Network. © UNFPA Mongolia/Tim Jenkins

19 June 2015

In remote Mongolia, telemedicine connects pregnant women to faraway care

Not long ago, 22-year-old Enkhtsetseg would have had to travel for nearly two days to reach treatment for serious pregnancy complications.

Huda (right) sits at a UNFPA-supported safe space in Alexandria, Egypt. She fled the violence in Syria three years ago and struggled to support herself. Now, she is working on behalf of other women refugees. Photo courtesy of Huda.

17 June 2015

In Egypt, brave Syrian refugee promotes opportunities for women

CAIRO, Egypt – “Shake me from my sleep, whisper in my ear, tell me it was just a bad dream,” said Huda,* 22, explaining how it felt to become a refugee three years ago.

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