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HIV prevention efforts must reach vulnerable girls and young women

More than one in five adults in Swaziland are HIV-positive, according to the most recent data, and the rates are highest among women. Despite these dangers, young people – and young women in particular – often lack the…

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Safe spaces offer relief as fighting in Marawi rages on

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 five kilometres from the…

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Women stand strong after Irma

A scurry of activity greeted visitors at one of Antigua’s two largest temporary shelters, National Technical Training Centre, which houses around 70 Barbudans displaced by Hurricane Irma. Shelter manager Samantha…

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Les dirigeants défendent l’accès au matériel de santé reproductive dans les contextes de crise

« Mon mari et moi étions d’accord pour prendre part à la planification familiale et ne pas avoir plus d’enfants, mais il a subi des pressions de sa famille et je suis à nouveau tombée enceinte », expliquait il y a…

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Cholera poses grave risks to pregnant women in conflict-affected Nigeria

Yana, 25, was three months pregnant when she fell sick with cholera just days ago. “I was already suffering, but then I started bleeding, and the baby is gone now,” she told UNFPA in one of the tent wards for cholera…

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UN and EU launch global effort to end violence against women

Violence against women continues to be the most pervasive human rights violation in the world. Roughly one in three women experience physical or sexual assault in her lifetime – and this figure may well be an…

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À l'ONU, les dirigeants s'attaquent aux violences sexuelles comme arme de guerre

« Nos filles n’étaient pas destinées à devenir des esclaves sexuelles. Chacune d’entre elles avait un rêve ou un but pour son avenir », a déclaré Zina Salim Hassan, une militante yézidie de 21 ans juste avant l’…

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UNFPA aid reaches Deir Ez-Zor City for the first time in three years

For the first time in three years, UNFPA has been able to send aid to the city of Deir Ez-Zor, where tens of thousands of people are in urgent need. Relief was provided through a humanitarian convoy organized and…

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Flooding, mudslides leave communities devastated, pregnant women in need

“I saw the rocks from the hill fly up into the air,” Martha Kamara, 28, told UNFPA, describing the floods and landslides that devastated 13 areas in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, last month.

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