News on Family planning

21 Junio 2018
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Young people from the Kakheti region of Georgia participate in peer education training on gender equality and reproductive health and rights. © UNFPA Georgia
TBILISI, Georgia – Like many other girls from rural villages in Georgia, Elene* didn’t learn much about her sexual and reproductive health as an adolescent. Her mother told her about menstruation, but before Elene... Read more
15 Mayo 2018
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Los hombres hacen cola para registrarse para el evento de vasectomía en Puerto Príncipe. El entusiasmo superó las expectativas. © Moïse Alex Docteur / VNU
PUERTO PRÍNCIPE, Haití - "A los 55 años tengo cuatro hijos. Me di cuenta de que no tenía suficientes recursos para cuidar más niños", dijo Lamour Denis, en una clínica de salud reproductiva en Puerto Príncipe, la... Read more
17 Mayo 2018
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Hannah Gumaro chose to receive a contraceptive implant at a UNFPA-supported family planning session. © UNFPA Philippines/Mario Villamor
ISABELA, Philippines – Joan Calamayan gathered with around 50 other young women at a bright green community centre in the Philippine village of Kalabaza. Many of the women had walked from far-flung villages to attend... Read more
11 Mayo 2018
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Mujeres se informan sobre planificación familiar en una clínica en Túnez en 1987. El derecho a planificar una familia ha cambiado todo para las mujeres. © Photo ONU / John Isaac
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York - El mundo declaró, el 13 de mayo de 1968, que la planificación familiar es un derecho fundamental. A lo largo de la historia de la humanidad, los esfuerzos para planificar, evitar o retrasar... Read more
14 Mayo 2018
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Um Qassem continued her work as a midwife, even as ISIL fighters took over the hospital. © UNFPA Iraq
AL-QAIM CITY, Iraq – Um Qassem was working as a midwife in Al-Qaim City, in Iraq’s Anbar Province, when the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Da’esh) swept into the country in mid-2014. Seemingly... Read more
4 Mayo 2018
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A midwife checks on a newborn during a house call in rural Yemen. © UNFPA Yemen
Hajjah, Yemen – “When the war broke out, I left my job in the city and came to Aslam,” Rawthah Ahmed, a midwife with 25 years of experience, told UNFPA. Her services are desperately needed in Aslam, a remote village in... Read more
24 Abril 2018
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Young women and men come to Safe Space sessions in equal numbers and with equal levels of interest in discussing topics that, otherwise, most don't talk about with anyone else. © UNFPA Maldives/Ashwa Faheem
MALE’, MALDIVES – As the hammering, buzzing and whirring of construction drone on outside – the soundtrack of a growing capital city – young people gather at Male’s Jazz Café to talk relationships, sex and family... Read more
10 Abril 2018
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Out's pregnancy is assessed by a midwife during an antenatal home visit. © UNFPA/Ruth Carr
THAPANGTHONG, Lao People’s Democratic Republic – “Just lie still and relax. Breathe slowly,” midwife Khoun Keobouttavong told Out, 30. Out was laying on the floor of her small stilt house in the southern Thapangthong... Read more
9 Abril 2018
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Las necesidades de las mujeres y las niñas migrantes pasan totalmente inadvertidas. Izdihar, una refugiada siria en Jordania. © UNFPA Jordan/Sima Diab
NACIONES UNIDAS, Nueva York – Aproximadamente mil millones de personas en todo el mundo son migrantes, una de cada siete personas. Mientras los responsables de las políticas luchan por comprender cómo estos... Read more
4 Abril 2018
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La Sra. Oumouri asiste al maratón de las Comoras en el Día Internacional de la Mujer. Su camisa dice: "Soy más que una madre. También soy una mujer ambiciosa". © UNFPA Comoras / Nasser Youssouf
MORONI, Comoras - Como partera, Hadjira Oumouri, 49 años, ha pasado años defendiendo la salud y los derechos de las mujeres. Es la segunda mujer miembro del parlamento de las Comoras y hoy, es la única mujer... Read more

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