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Young People in Uganda Share Stories and Views on Adolescent Pregnancy

KAMPALA, Uganda — One student called his parents IDPs — 'Internally Displaced Parents'. "They do not make time for me," he said.

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Jamaica Offers a Model for Preventing Adolescent Pregnancies while Supporting Young Mothers

This year's State of World Population report, which launches 30 October, will deal with the issue of adolescent pregnancy.  The following story describes a model programme in Jamaica that helps pregnant girls and…

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UNFPA Patron, H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Visits Syrian Refugees in Jordan

ZA’ATARI, Jordan – H.R.H The Crown Princess Mary of Denmark visited Za'atari refugee camp today, the second largest refugee camp in the world located in Jordan some 50 kilometres from the Syrian border.

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Jordanian Midwife Delivers for Syrian Refugees

ZA'ATARI CAMP, Jordan — As long as there is an urgent need for her skills, Muneera Sha'aban, one Jordan's first trained midwives, continues to pursue her calling of helping women deliver.

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Youth to the Rescue as Flooding Paralyzes Sudan

KHARTOUM — Thousands of Sudanese households were destroyed when heavy rains caused severe flooding during the first week of August, with Sudan's capital, Khartoum, being hit the hardest.

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UNiting for Youth 2013

UNITED NATIONS, New York — "Your generation is the largest the world has ever known," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told young people at the opening of UNiting for Youth: Interactive Dialogue on Youth…

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Supporting the Local Production of Low-Cost Hygiene Products in India

<p>CUTTACK, India — The district administration on Tuesday commercially launched the low cost sanitary napkins manufactured by a self-help group of Tigiria block in Cuttack.</p>

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From Obstetric Fistula Survivor to Empowered Burkinabé

<p>KRIOLLO OURARSABA, Burkina Faso — "Today," Mariama Boubacar Diallo says, "Thank God, I no longer suffer. I'm healthy; I am healed."</p>

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Why Isn't Family Planning Prioritized in Refugee Settings?

Pregnancy happens in every community, and war zones are no exception. Sadly,however, access to family planning may be rare.

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