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14 December 2017
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Jueza Yorlin Matamoro recibió un título de Maestría en Igualdad de Género y Derechos Humanos gracias a un programa apoyado por el UNFPA. © UNFPA Nicaragua / Joaquín Zuñiga
ESTELI, Nicaragua –“A mi papá lo metieron preso por violencia hacía mi mamá. Llegó un momento en el que mi papá trató de matar a mi mamá” cuenta Michelle Zeledón, una joven de 19 años, del norte de Nicaragua. A sus 19... Ver más
13 December 2017
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A girl shares her thoughts at UNFPA's youth outreach mission in Pantar, Lanao del Norte. © UNFPA Philippines
PANTAR, Philippines – Seventeen-year-old Abdul Nasser Berua stood before a group of teenagers, explaining how they can protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections such as HIV. It was October, and the youth... Ver más
13 December 2017
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Girls at a women's education centre in Bihar, India. Child marriage is a serious concern in the state. © UNICEF
DARBHANGA, India – When a 13-year-old girl in the remote village of Darbhanga, in India’s Bihar State, overheard her parents planning to marry her off to a 15-year-boy the very next day, she had little hope to stop it.... Ver más
6 December 2017
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“Auntie Leila,” a local member of the Rohingya community, reaches out to refugee women and brings them to UNFPA's women-friendly spaces. © UNFPA Bangladesh/Naymuzzaman Prince
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – The border between Bangladesh and Myanmar is the site of the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. Over 620,000 Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Rakhine State in Myanmar have arrived in... Ver más
4 December 2017
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"I probably would be dead by now were it not for their intervention," Ms. Asinde said of the staff at the Kakuma Support Centre. © UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo
KAKUMA, Kenya – Dalia Asinde was married 16 years ago in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She was 22 and in love, she said. But her husband soon became violent – and relentless. She lost count of the beatings,... Ver más
4 December 2017
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Even before the recent escalation of the crisis in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, conditions were tense and crowded. © UNFPA Myanmar/Karlien Truyens
SITTWE, Myanmar – More than 600,000 people, most of them Rohingya, have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh since August, representing a massive escalation in an already grave humanitarian crisis. Yet many people remain in... Ver más
1 December 2017
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Cojine* endured years of spousal abuse in Iraq. © UNFPA Iraq
ERBIL, Iraq – “There are lots of setbacks in life, but what matters is standing up again,” said 33-year-old Cojine*. She would know. She endured years of spousal abuse. It began four years ago, when a classmate asked... Ver más
27 November 2017
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En Paraguay, 1 de cada 16 adolescentes y 1 de cada 13 jóvenes han sufrido violencia física. © UNFPA Paraguay/Mario Achucarro
ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay – Con tan sólo 16 años de edad, Laura* ya ha vivido experiencias de violencia de parte de su pareja. “Durante dos años soporté violencia verbal y hasta física,” afirma en referencia a un ex novio. “Es... Ver más
24 November 2017
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UNFPA is distributing essential hygiene supplies to women and girls displaced by the earthquake. Photo courtesy of Civil Development International
ERBIL, Iraq – In the aftermath of the powerful earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border on 12 November, UNFPA has scaled up its emergency response to meet the needs of women and girls. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake... Ver más
22 November 2017
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NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York - “Eso es lo único que quedó de mis dientes después de haber sido golpeada por mi esposo,” comenta Ameera*, una víctima de violencia que se encuentra en un albergue para mujeres en la región... Ver más

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