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'We Saved the Life of That Woman' -- Mobile Teams Respond to Pakistan Health Crisis

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan-administered Kashmir — Bushra, 17, went into labour a few days after the earthquake struck, but the baby didn’t come.

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Talking about Women, Peace and Security: Bucharest Workshop on Security Council Resolution 1325

BUCHAREST, Romania — Participants came to a workshop on women, peace and security from some of the most desperate or ravaged places on earth – Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Liberia, the Occupied Palestinian Territory,…

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Sharing the Secret: Rape Survivors find Solace and Skills with UNFPA-Sponsored Programme

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Bintu Mansary’s father was shot and killed as she and her family tried to escape the rebel attack on her village during the brutal Sierra Leonean civil war.

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Dying to Give Life: Maternal Mortality in Afghanistan

BADAKHSHAN, Afghanistan — It juts like a finger, thrusting through the freezing and windswept Pamir Mountains: jabbing through the broad plateau of Tajikistan to the north and Pakistan to the south.

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Through the Eyes of the Victim: Police Training and Domestic Violence in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — With bloodshot, swollen eyes and aching arms and ribs, Alicia came to the police station on a Sunday morning to denounce her boyfriend.

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Panel on International Migration and the Millennium Development Goals

It is a great pleasure for me to welcome you this morning to our High-Level Panel on International Migration and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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A Woman's Centre Takes on Domestic Violence in the Gaza Strip

AL-BUREIJ REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip, Occupied Palestinian Territory — Sameera, one of eight girls and mother to three daughters, suffered from domestic violence for years.

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Uniformed Forces in Peru Take on an Invisible Enemy

LIMA, Peru—Getting in touch with emotions and discussing sexual and reproductive health may not seem likely priorities for young, uniformed men and women with steely gazes and clenched jaws.

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Making Villages in Indonesia More 'Mother Friendly'

OGAN KOMERING ILIR, South Sumatra, Indonesia—When Kawit’s third childbirth did not go smoothly, Yuniar, the midwife in Sukapulit village, realized the problem was obstructed labour and knew what to do.

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