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3 December 2019
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Sithembile Mabuza from Eswatini has a disability but she still wants to have a husband and children. © UNFPA ESARO/Lindiwe Siyaya
Young women with disabilities want to change the perception that they don't  need information on sexual and reproductive health.
1 December 2019
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Chifundo Tindo now trains other people to provide stigma-free comprehensive sexuality education. © UNFPA
The stigma attached to HIV can derail the health and safety of young people living with the virus
30 November 2019
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Sex workers are highly vulnerable to gender-based violence, HIV, discrimination and other harms. © Tomislav Georgiev/UNFPA MK
As a transgender sex worker, Lila Milic has endured more than her share of mistreatment. Yet she does not feel safe seeking care and protection in the one place that should be a safe haven for all – the health facility.
26 November 2019
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Child marriage is widely seen as a way to secure care for daughters, who are often viewed as an economic burden. In this way, the practice both arises from and perpetuates gender inequality.  © UNFPA Regional Syria Response Hub
“Growing up, I felt as though my wings were slowly clipped against my will, and life became a cage from which there was no escape,” said Amal*.
25 November 2019
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Salwa's* experience shows the vulnerabilities of survivors who do not receive qualified and timely support.. © UNFPA Yemen
“I want to be there for women when their rights are being trampled," said Chrestine Espinorio, a police officer in Marawi.
22 November 2019
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The first woman to give birth at Fatoumata Diallo's clinic named her daughter after the midwife.
20 November 2019
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ICPD25 stakeholders now look ahead towards the necessary next step: making sure partners make good on their commitments.
14 November 2019
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“If I had known about safe sex in my teens, my life would never have turned out this way,” said 21-year-old Sithu* from Myanmar. He contracted HIV two years ago, despite being intimate only twice with his partner at the... Read more
13 November 2019
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In 10 years, the world could achieve three transformative results, at a price tag of only $264 billion, according to new research unveiled at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25. © UNFPA Uganda
The price tag to end preventable maternal deaths, cover all unmet needs for family planning and put a stop to gender-based violence by 2030 is $264 billion, according to new research unveiled at the Nairobi Summit on... Read more
12 November 2019
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Uhuru Kenyatta welcomes delegates at the Summit's opening. © Nairobi Summit
More than 6,000 world leaders, scholars, advocates, faith leaders and others converged on the Kenyatta International Conference Centre today to attend the first day of Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, which calls for action to... Read more

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