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Even amid pandemic, governments and advocates rally behind sexual and reproductive health and rights

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…

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Hondurans lose critical health services after Hurricane Eta tears through Central America

Women and girls in Honduras are at high risk in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta.

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Honduras television drama shines light on teen pregnancy, helps girls speak out

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…

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Mobile clinics treat reproductive cancers in along Ukraine’s contact line

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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The future we want for women and girls

This year, global unity may seem a distant goal. But nothing could be further from the truth.

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Midwives on the front lines working to reverse Afghanistan’s high maternal death rate

"Standing in the dark was a person asking for my help – a baby was being born,” Shirin said. It was the start of the greatest challenge she had ever faced as a midwife.

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What we learn by listening to girls

Girls’ voices are seldom heard – not in the halls of governments, nor in homes or classrooms. But what do we learn when we finally listen?

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Pandemic and rising tide of violence increase demand for mental health, psychosocial care

Fear, isolation, grief, economic stress and shuttered support services are taking a vast toll on the mental health of people around the world.

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Flooding in Sudan leaves pregnant women, violence survivors stranded

Massive flooding in Sudan – the worst in 30 years – has created an ongoing humanitarian crisis, on top of the country’s existing COVID-19 health crisis.

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