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Domestic Violence in the Republic of Moldova: Ending the Silence and Supporting Survivors

“I endured nine years of consistent physical and emotional abuse at the hands of my husband,” says Angela.

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UNFPA Launches Global Programme to Prevent Shortfalls in Essential Supplies

BRUSSELS — Noting that reproductive health commodities remain dangerously under-funded, Mari Simonen, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (External Relations, UN Affairs and Management) launched a major global initiative…

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On the Silk Road: Improving the Health and Welfare of Young People in Uzbekistan

KHIVA, Uzbekistan — For centuries, this ancient, walled oasis flourished with trade in silk, carpets, furs and precious metals.

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Adama's Story: An Excerpt from 'Moving Young'

His life had no stories. Adama S. was born in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, in 1981, and he never went to school.

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UNFPA Opens Fistula Centre in Western Darfur, Sudan

WESTERN DARFUR, Sudan — The region’s first comprehensive Fistula Centre has opened in the town of Zalingei, Western Darfur, with assistance from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

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What Works in HIV Prevention: Keeping Women and their Children Healthy

TORONTO, Canada — “AIDS is in the same league with the other big issues like global warming and poverty,” Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS said in a conference panel.

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Condoms Are a Key to Reducing HIV Transmission in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Cathy Nyarai is an ebony, svelte, almost frail-looking 22-year-old woman. She is often described as anerunako, a beauty, in the local Shona language.

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What Works in HIV Prevention: Engaging Young People

<p align="left"> <strong>TORONTO, Canada</strong> — Three days before the XVI International AIDS Conference officially opened, youth delegates were preparing themselves to be more powerful…

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China Enlists Railway System in HIV Prevention Drive

BEIJING, China — One billion passengers ride China’s vast railway system each year.

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