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9 November 2018
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The humanitarian crisis in Yemen has become the worst in the world.
5 November 2018
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During conflict, the most intimate – and taboo – health needs of women and girls are often overlooked. Marie Anny, 13, is one of 7,000 women and girls of reproductive age in Angola's Lóvua refugee settlement. © UNFPA Angola
Women and girls displaced by conflict face extraordinary hardships – not least of all, the effect of exile on their sexual and reproductive health needs.
30 October 2018
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A global study from UNFPA reveals that girls and young women with disabilities face up to 10 times more gender-based violence than those without disabilities.
22 October 2018
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Volunteers around the world pitch in to help protect girls at risk – linking grassroots and global action, and generating data that strengthens the push to end FGM.
16 October 2018
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Some 88,000 people have been displaced by the twin disasters in Indonesia's hardest-hit areas. Ibu Fariati and her family now share a tent with six other families. © UNFPA Indonesia/Stenly hely Sajow
The twin disasters have killed more than 2,000 people and impacted some 1.5 million in the worst-hit areas, including roughly 352,000 women of reproductive age.
16 October 2018
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No country – regardless of income level or political system – has yet made reproductive rights a reality for all. © UNFPA/Egor Dubrovsky
The extent to which couples and individuals have real choices about whether and when to have children has a direct impact on global development, says The State of World Population 2018, UNFPA’s flagship report, released... Read more
9 October 2018
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Girls and women in Syria’s Areesha camp have flocked to UNFPA-supported safe spaces for health and social services, including literacy courses. ©UNFPA Syria
“My father always wished that I would get an education. I wish he could see me now.”
9 October 2018
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Unless change comes faster, by 2030 another 68 million girls will undergo female genital mutilation.
5 October 2018
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Gender inequality exacerbates the grave risks facing refugee and migrant women and girls.
2 October 2018
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Over 1.7 million people in the Philippines have been affected by the typhoon, including an estimated 52,500 pregnant women.

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