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5 March 2021
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PATUAKHALI, Bangladesh/BANGKOK, Thailand – A new analysis from the Asia-Pacific region reveals huge increases in online searches for help from intimate partner violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as rising... Read more
1 March 2021
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THIMPHU, Bhutan – The pandemic has laid bare many painful truths, not least how tough and isolating the road is when we go through difficult times alone. We’ve seen how working in solidarity is the way to reach where we... Read more
26 February 2021
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Yemen's health system hangs together by a thread. More than $100 million is urgently needed to meet the sexual and reproductive health and protection needs of women and girls.
25 February 2021
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BOGOTÁ, Colombia – Griseida, 28, left Venezuela when she couldn’t find a job to feed her five children. Thirty-five-year-old Marlyng, too, left when there was no work to be found, leaving behind two of three children... Read more
22 February 2021
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Bana, 12, fled her hometown, the city of Aleppo, before the Syrian conflict engulfed her neighbourhood. It was the first of two times she and her family would have to flee violence before settling down here, in... Read more
15 February 2021
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MARAJÓ ARCHIPELAGO, Brazil – The boat to Santa Cruz do Arari leaves Belém, the capital of Pará state in northern Brazil, at 6 a.m. every day. It is November – dry season – so the river is low, and the boat carrying the... Read more
11 February 2021
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BELGRADE, Serbia/LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan/ESKİŞEHİR, Turkey – How much is a girl worth? If you are Maja, the answer is a chicken, a six-pack of beer and €100. That is how much her family, living in a Roma... Read more
11 February 2021
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It has been a harrowing year for the midwives of Guinea.
10 February 2021
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“When you think about your future, you never plan to be uprooted from the comfort of your home," Hiwot* told UNFPA.
4 February 2021
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TAMUGH, WEST POKOT COUNTY, Kenya - More than 10,000 girls over 30 years. That’s how many girls three women here cut in female genital mutilation (FGM) rituals – almost one girl a day, every day, spanning three decades.

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