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22 January 2021
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It has been a harrowing year for the midwives of Guinea.
28 December 2020
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – It comes as no surprise that Merriam-Webster declared “pandemic” the word of the year. The biggest stories all stemmed from one story: COVID-19, a disease that affected the respiratory system... Read more
17 December 2020
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ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia – When Dulam* first sought help from a one-stop service centre in northern Mongolia, she was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.
8 December 2020
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“My husband told me frequently, ‘You’re not able to give me a son’,” Khadija described.
7 December 2020
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A new Humanitarian Action Overview report released by UNFPA names Yemen as the country where the needs of women and girls in humanitarian emergencies are greatest.
3 December 2020
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As the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelms health systems, shutters businesses and triggers a spike in gender-based violence, persons with disabilities face particularly acute challenges.
2 December 2020
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A new data dashboard released by UNFPA yesterday shows that young women face the greatest risk of intimate partner violence. Yet partner violence is rampant around the world, and older women are not immune, the new tool... Read more
1 December 2020
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Marginalized groups with high vulnerability to HIV infection – commonly known as “key populations” – face significantly increased risks during the COVID-19 pandemic, experts say.
21 November 2020
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"We travelled for four nights on foot across the bush," one refugee told UNFPA.
20 November 2020
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This year, Nashwa Mohamed has adopted a new ritual at work: She sits at her desk, looks at her notebook, picks up her phone and calls women who have stopped receiving contraceptives due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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