Women have been disproportionately affected by Yemen's deadly conflict. Yet their access to essential services, livelihood opportunities and protection has been complicated by existing gender inequalities –... Read more
More than four years after conflict erupted in Syria, the chaos has resulted in one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Yet shortfalls in funding threaten to deprive refugees of critical assistance.
When pregnant women need emergency care in Cambodia’s rural Kratie Province, help is often out of reach. But a UNFPA-supported 'waiting house' is ensuring women with high-risk pregnancies receive the expert... Read more
ADJUMANI, Uganda – Twenty-five-year-old Chris Kwikiriza has beat the odds. A midwife in the Boroli refugee settlement, in Uganda’s Adjumani District, he is helping pregnant women overcome their fears of giving birth in... Read more
RASUWA DISTRICT, Nepal – Ishwari Dangol spent 12 hours trying to pull her seven-year-old son from the rubble of Nepal’s massive April earthquake . She was seven months pregnant at the time, and has since struggled to... Read more
After violence broke out near her home in Burundi, Chantal Uwamahoro walked for four days to reach safety at a Rwandan refugee camp. “I walked with difficulty because I was heavily pregnant, with my first born son on my... Read more
MADHYA PRADESH/RAJASTHAN, India – “I was 16 and never missed a day at school,” recalled Komal, who was forced to drop out of school and become a child bride. “I had to leave it all as my parents had bartered me for a... Read more