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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.
17 November 2020
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“I always encourage the women I know to do a self-examination and regular screenings,” Intisar, 55, told UNFPA. She is a breast cancer survivor from Deir al-Balah in the Gaza Strip, and her outspokenness about the topic... Read more
13 November 2020
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"When you get used to this type of behaviour, it can have really dangerous consequences,” police say.
12 November 2020
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Even as the global COVID-19 pandemic strains disrupts economies and strains health and social services, governments and partners are signalling that their commitment to the health and rights of women and girls is... Read more
8 November 2020
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Women and girls in Honduras are at high risk in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta.
4 November 2020
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Karen, a 14-year-old teenager, lives with her family in a slum on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. She is afraid to return home after school because she is afraid of her uncle, who has tried to sexually assault... Read more
30 October 2020
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Many people living along the 'contact line' refrain from seeking health care due to financial barriers, distance or fear of hostilities.

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