16 Agosto 2019
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La agente de policía Chrestine Espinorio, la Dra. Nadhira Abdulcarim y la trabajadora social Umme Limbona trabajan juntas apoyando a las sobrevivientes de la violencia en un centro de crisis integrado a un hospital. © UNFPA Filipinas/Mario Villamor
MARAWI CITY, Filipinas - En mayo de 2017, Umme Limbona, de 26 años, quedó atrapada dentro del Centro Médico Amai Pakpak en la ciudad de Marawi. La ciudad había sido tomada por un grupo armado local inspirado por el... Lire plus
18 Julio 2018
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Phoebe Tamondong, 25 años, aprendió sobre planificación familiar gracias a un programa promovido por el UNFPA en su empresa. © UNFPA Filipinas/Mario Villamor
LAGUNA, Filipinas – “Solía creer que saltar después del sexo evitaba el embarazo”, decía Phoebe Tamondong, de 25 años de edad, en la provincia de Laguna, Filipinas. No es la única; este y otros mitos sobre planificación... Lire plus
23 Marzo 2018
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“We really need more information on sex and reproductive health,” said Kathleen Acosta, 18, a senior and student leader at UP high school in Iloilo. © UNFPA Philippines
ILOILO, Philippines – “I was shocked when I found out I was pregnant,” said Gina*, now 19. At the time, she was a third-year high school student in Iloilo, a central province of the Philippines, and already six months... Lire plus
22 Febrero 2018
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Mount Mayon volcano erupted in January, displacing over 88,000 people. © OCHA/G. Arevalo
LEGAZPI, Philippines – “I was washing clothes near my house when I heard the eruption from Mayon Volcano,” Jiassal Balatinsayo, 37, told UNFPA. Eight months pregnant and residing just over 6 km from the volcano erupting... Lire plus
13 Diciembre 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... Lire plus
4 Octubre 2017
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Women affected by the Marawi crisis share their experiences at a UNFPA’ women-friendly space in Barangay Bubong, Saguiaran. © UNFPA Philippines
PAWAK, Philippines – Jamela Sani stood before a group of girls and new mothers, explaining that violence against women is an abuse – and that help is available. They were gathered in a tent in Pawak, a village about... Lire plus