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Youth activist Benaiah Nari, in Papua New Guinea, helps his peers make safe and   respectful sexual and reproductive health choices. © UNFPA Pacific

24 February 2015

Youth take the lead in Papua New Guinea

FIJI/PORT MORESBY – Benaiah Nari grew up amid poverty and ethnic clashes in Papua New Guinea, a country where sexual violence, sexually transmitted infections and adolescent pregnancy are rife. After watching his peers...

Surgeons at the Assosa Referral Hospital perform a uterine prolapse surgery. © UNFPA   Ethiopia/Abraham Gelaw

18 February 2015

Tackling fallen uterus and its causes in rural Ethiopia

ASSOSA, Ethiopia – Santibe Kurben, 40, suffered for years from uterine prolapse – a condition in which the pelvic muscles been weakened, causing the uterus to slip down into, or even out of, the birth canal. The...

Chris Kwikirize, a midwife, checks on an expectant mother at the Biira Health Centre, in the Boroli refugee settlement in Uganda. A UNFPA-supported ambulance is helping to ensure women in labour are able to deliver under the care of skilled birth attendants. © UNFPA/Eveyln Kiapi

16 February 2015

Recognizing an unsung hero – the ambulance driver

ADJUMANI, Uganda – Laura Jurua, a 26-year-old South Sudanese refugee, went into labour in the middle of the night in her temporary shelter in the Boroli refugee settlement, in Uganda’s Adjumani District. As her labour...

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