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Shreejana (centre) with her baby, mother and sister outside their temporary shelter in Goljung Village, Nepal. Health facilities in earthquake-affected areas sustained tremendous damage. © UNFPA Nepal/Santosh Chhetri

18 August 2015

Health camps bring life-saving care to disaster survivors

Months after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, access to essential health services remains a serious concern for survivors. To reach those most affected, UNFPA is supporting reproductive health camps, which bring...

Ko Win Tin Aung, a youth volunteer, delivers assistance to flood survivors in Ohn Pin Su Village, Ayeyawady Region. © UNFPA Myanmar/Benny Manser

18 August 2015

Youth spring into action in wake of Myanmar’s floods

Over a million people have been critically affected by floods and landslides sweeping Myanmar. Humanitarian responders – including youth volunteers – are working around the clock to assist affected populations.

Participants at a session of the Young Women’s Leadership Programme (YWLP). Through this programme, they will identify issues in their communities, then devise practical, effective solutions. © Youth First

12 August 2015

Madagascar sees a new generation of women leaders

“I used to tell young people to stand up for their ideas,” said Tiana Razafinimanana, in Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar. Today, she is not only helping the country’s young people express their ideas – she is...

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This report documents major achievements and innovations in 2014, the initial year of...

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the practice of partially or totally removing the...

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