19 May 2014
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Amid escalating conflict, some 30,000 women in South Sudan are at risk of dying in childbirth, according to estimates by UNFPA, and 200,000 pregnant women will be in need of urgent care... Read more
26 June 2014
News
DAMASCUS, Syria – As a new mother, Wardeh’s life should have been filled with hope and anticipation. But like many young women in war-ravaged Syria, her life has become a daily struggle. Wardeh,* 24, is one of an... Read more
7 July 2014
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JUBA, South Sudan – It is the middle of the night in a crowded displacement camp in Juba, South Sudan, and 25-year-old Marsa Nyaluak is losing blood fast. She is in labour and has been bleeding for two hours. She needs... Read more
7 May 2014
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JUBA, South Sudan – Teresa Aruoth never knew she could use family planning to help space the births of her children. Married in her teenage years, she counts herself lucky to have remained healthy in a country where one... Read more
18 June 2014
News
TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines – A female police officer who intercepted four people suspected of trafficking five girls from an area affected by Typhoon Haiyan attributes her alertness to the training on human trafficking... Read more
30 June 2014
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Approximately one million people have been displaced by the mounting crisis in northern and western Iraq. The deteriorating security has left some 250,000 women and girls – including nearly 60... Read more
20 March 2014
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ZA'ATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan — Over the past three years, Syria's civil war has left more than 130,000 dead and forced millions to flee to neighbouring countries like Jordan. In the midst of this catastrophe, one... Read more
12 December 2013
News
TACLOBAN, Philippines—“I just want to help other people,” says 18 year-old Cristina Babon, a student and athlete from Tacloban City who recently won a gold medal in the region’s running competition. “I lost my uncle in... Read more
31 December 2013
News
Tacloban, Philippines - UNFPA was planning to share the good news of the safe birth of the first baby of 2014 born in Tacloban in the Philippines. However, the baby who was born a little past midnight by caesarean-... Read more

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