3 August 2017
Les complications liées à la grossesse sont la première cause mondiale de décès chez les jeunes filles de 15 à 19 ans. /Photo prise par Lucy Tomasino
AHUACHAPÁN, Salvador – « J’aurais pu mourir le jour où mon fils est né », raconte Evelyn*, devenue mère à l’âge de 13 ans seulement. Sa grossesse était compliquée et elle avait passé la plupart de son temps au lit et... Read more
26 February 2016
SALVADOR, Brazil – Daniela Souza Batista, age 32, was in her third month of pregnancy when she first noticed she had symptoms of Zika virus. It was late spring 2015, early in the Zika outbreak and months before the... Read more
21 September 2015
Joel Barrera began a support group for youth living with HIV, which has transformed into a network for youth to advocate for better care and an end to discrimination. © UNFPA/Walter Sotomayor
The 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly is currently underway in New York. This meeting of the world's leaders will see the adoption of a new set of global goals – the Sustainable Development Goals –... Read more
19 May 2005
SOYAPANGO, El Salvador — "I don’t want to spoil my future by repeating the mistakes my mother made", says 16-year-old Karla. She is attending a workshop in reproductive health for young people at the San Fernando Clinic... Read more