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To tackle sexual violence in Lesotho, programme targets men and boys

“Before, I never used a condom, and I would force myself violently onto girls and young women,” said Kabelo, 22, in rural Lesotho.

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Preventing sexual abuse and exploitation in Iraq

“As humanitarians, we have a collective responsibility to prevent and safely respond to sexual abuse and exploitation in Iraq,” said Jennifer Emond, a UNFPA specialist on the subject, during a training programme in Iraq...

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For Malawi students, menstrual cups offer cost-saving alternative

Prisca Gama, 22, and Given Mwira, 26, remember first trying the menstrual cup in November 2016. The women, both fourth-year students at Mzuzu University in northern Malawi, quickly became enthusiastic about the product...

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Mujeres emergen como lideresas tras inundaciones en Perú

“Cuando sucedió el desastre, yo estaba con un embarazo muy avanzado y lo único que hice fue tratar de salvaguardar mi vida y la de mis hijos,” indica Lily, de 40 años, describiendo cómo su familia huyó durante la...

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Among Syrian refugees, dispelling myths about contraceptives

I don’t want more kids and I’m afraid to get pregnant,” said Fatima*, a 37-year-old Syrian refugee and mother of six, at a UNFPA-supported clinic.

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UNFPA delivers aid to previously unreached Sheikh Maqsoud in Aleppo

Two mobile reproductive health teams have been deployed to the Sheikh Maqsoud area of Aleppo following the arrival of a UNFPA and Syrian Arab Red Cross mission on 28 December, the first time a UN agency has entered the...

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Solar power brings light to Congolese refugees in Angola

Since the outbreak of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Kasai region earlier this year, nearly 35,000 refugees have poured into Angola’s Lunda Norte Province.

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SMS tool brings sexual, reproductive health information to Rwanda’s youth

Rwanda’s health system has seen great improvements in recent years, yet one area of health care remains underserved, particularly for young people: sexual and reproductive health.

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Enduring domestic violence in Iraq: One woman’s story

“I was so desperate, I had lost hope. Committing suicide seemed the only escape from the abuse, back then,” Fatima* said in an interview earlier this month. “I didn’t know how to handle the pain.”

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