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22 September 2017
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Svitlana Tavantseva counsels survivors of violence in Ukraine. Too often, she says, women are shamed rather than perpetrators. © UNFPA Ukraine/Maks Levin
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Violence against women continues to be the most pervasive human rights violation in the world. Roughly one in three women experience physical or sexual assault in her lifetime – and this... Ver más
20 September 2017
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"Please don't give up," urges a message at a clinic in Dohuk, Iraq, specializing in treatment for survivors of sexual violence. Sexual and gender-based violence are commonly seen as tactics of warfare. © UNFPAIraq/Turchenkova
UNITED NATIONS, New York – “Our girls were not born to be sexual slaves. Each one of them had a dream or goal for future,” Zina Salim Hassan, a 21-year-old Yazidi advocate, told UNFPA ahead of an United Nations event... Ver más
15 September 2017
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El UNFPA trasladó suministros de higiene a la ciudad de Deir Ez-Zor, inaccesible para los trabajadores humanitarios desde hacía tres años. © UNFPA Siria
Damascus, Siria –Por primera vez en tres años, el UNFPA ha podido enviar ayuda a la ciudad de Deir Ez-Zor, donde decenas de miles de personas están en una situación de necesidad urgente. Se proporcionó ayuda mediante un... Ver más
14 September 2017
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UNFPA staff survey the aftermath of the disaster, which has affected thousands of households. © UNFPA/Sulaiman Stephens
Regent, SIERRA LEONE – “I saw the rocks from the hill fly up into the air,” Martha Kamara, 28, told UNFPA, describing the floods and landslides that devastated 13 areas in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, last month.... Ver más
13 September 2017
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El UNFPA facilita kits de dignidad con suministros de higiene y seguridad, así como el despliegue de parteras y el establecimiento de espacios seguros. © UNFPA Bangladesh
DHAKA, Bangladesh – Un flujo "sin precedentes" de refugiados rohingyas llegan a Bangladesh, con un número estimado de 370.000 que han cruzado la frontera desde el 25 de agosto para escapar de la última violencia en el... Ver más
12 September 2017
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Toda la población de Barbuda fue evacuada durante el Huracán Irma, mientras existía la posibilidad de que otro huracán azotara la isla. © Silva Lauffer/UNDAC
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – El Huracán Irma, una de las tormentas más poderosas que se ha registrado, ha destruido casi todas las facilidades críticas en Barbuda, forzando la evacuación de toda su población a Antigua. Unas... Ver más
6 September 2017
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Faith (centre) with her friends Sylvia (right) and Vivian, who all ran away from home to avoid female genital mutilation and child marriage. © UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo
NAIKARRA, Kenya – “I woke up one morning, and my father told me that we were poor and needed money,” said Faith, describing the moment she learned she was engaged. She was 11 years old at the time. Her father explained... Ver más
5 September 2017
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Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang speaks with a midwife during her antenatal check-up at the Kiir Mayardit Women's Hospital in Rumbek. ©UNFPA South Sudan/Arlene Alano
RUMBEK, South Sudan – Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang is a teacher at a nursery and primary school in Rumbek, a town in central South Sudan. It is her dream job, but it did not come easily. Like many girls in South Sudan, Ms.... Ver más
1 September 2017
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Pregnant women wait to be screened at the Kalomba health center during a UNFPA-supported mobile clinic. © UNFPA DRC
KALOMBA, Democratic Republic of the Congo – Jacqueline Lusambo is 18 and pregnant, and has spent the last six months living in the bush, hiding from the conflict that rages through Kasai Central, in the Democratic... Ver más
29 August 2017
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Babita Rishidev waded for hours in murky floodwaters, carrying her 38-day-old infant. © UNFPA Nepal/Hari Bhusal
KATHMANDU, Nepal – Devastating floods have caused widespread displacement and destruction in southern Nepal, a disaster that has put pregnant women, post-partum mothers and other vulnerable women and girls at serious... Ver más

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