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9 October 2018
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Unless change comes faster, by 2030 another 68 million girls will undergo female genital mutilation.
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.”
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.
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.

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