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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.
28 September 2018
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Women and girls have been disproportionately affected by the conflict in Yemen. © UNFPA Yemen/Fahmia Al-Fotih
Women and children account for roughly 75 per cent of those displaced by conflict. About 20 per cent are women of reproductive age.
27 September 2018
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Displaced or stranded by ongoing violence, pregnant women in and around Hodeidah, Yemen, are in dire need of maternal health care.
25 September 2018
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Young people poised to “break down barriers and shake systems” claim their seat at the decision-making table.
18 September 2018
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“By the time I was taken to the hospital, it was already too late. Two tragedies befell me. I had a stillbirth and started leaking urine constantly.”
13 September 2018
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The first-ever comprehensive study on men's gender views in Ukraine finds that one in ten men believe women should tolerate violence to keep their families intact. © UNFPA Ukraine / Maks Levin
The vast majority of men in Ukraine believe in strict gender roles. Women are bearing the cost.
10 September 2018
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Active conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is thwarting efforts to deliver life-saving sexual and reproductive health care to women and girls in need. © UNFPA Democratic Republic of the Congo
Women and girls account for roughly 60 per cent of Ebola victims. Over half of them are of reproductive age.
6 September 2018
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For midwife Peter Door, spreading awareness about family planning is key to strengthening women's well-being and economic stability. Peter provides information on family planning to a mother in a Rumbek clinic. © UNFPA South Sudan
For midwife Peter Door, spreading awareness about family planning is key to empowering women.
4 September 2018
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Despite the end to a 2017 conflict sparked by an ISIL-inspired group, displaced women and girls remain in desperate need of reproductive care.
29 August 2018
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Salia, now 18, tends to animals to provide for herself and her family. Just two years ago, Salia thought she would be a child bride. © UNFPA Ethiopia/Abraham Gelaw
“I would have been married off by now,” Salia, 18, told UNFPA. ​​​​​

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