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UNFPA Donates Reproductive Health Supplies to Save Lives in Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic — Fierce fighting between rebel troops and Central African armed forces beginning in March has left widespread insecurity in the country.

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Running in Fear, Sprinting Towards Hope

UNITED NATIONS, New York — In an increasingly interconnected world, more individuals than ever before are leaving their homes to begin a new life somewhere else.

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Myanmar Tests Procedures for Its 2014 Census

YANGON — The Myanmar Government with support from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, undertook a pilot census exercise from 30 March to 10 April to prepare for a nationwide census in 2014, the country's…

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Syria's Refugees: Birth and Life in Zaatari Camp – in Pictures

Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp houses more than 100,000 Syrians who have fled the civil war; 3,000 of those registered are pregnant women. A photo essay published by the Guardian provides glimpses of life away from…

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A City That’s Not a City

ZA'ATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan — A city that’s not a city, Jordan’s Zaatari camp sits just across the border and houses more than 100,000 Syrians.

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UNFPA Marks 1,000-Day Milestone to the MDG 2015 Target Date

UNITED NATIONS, New York— The United Nations and partners called for renewed attention to the Millennium Development Goals as the target date for their achievement approached.

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Using Data to Analyze Progress in Reproductive Health

With the target for achieving the Millennium Development Goals just 1,000 days away, considerable attention is focussing on target 5b: universal access to reproductive health.

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Kyrgyzstan’s Talas Region Reduces Maternal Mortality to Zero

For the first time since independence in 1991, one of Kyrgyzstan’s regions succeeded in reducing maternal mortality to zero.

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New Study Shows Benefits of Family Planning to the Well-Being of Women, Families and Economies

NEW YORK -- A new study by the Guttmacher Institute has confirmed that women’s ability to use contraceptives, and to determine whether and when to have children, enhances their education and employment chances.

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