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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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Young People in Mongolia: Finding Places Where Secrets are Safe

ULAANBATAAR, Mongolia— Like the rest of Asia, Mongolia is rapidly urbanizing, although it remains the most sparsely inhabited country in the continent.

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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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Fistula Repair Facility Brings Hope to the Outcast

DHAKA, Bangladesh — When her labour pains started, Shahin Akhtar, age 12, didn’t know what was happening.

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Liberian Men and Women Unite to Fight Rape

MONROVIA, Liberia — Twenty-one-year-old Aminata Keita remembers the exact moment when attackers broke into her home.

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Revisiting 2005: A Year of Achievement, Commitment and Challenge

UNITED NATIONS, New York — The work and mandate of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, gained momentum in 2005, thanks to exceptional support by world leaders, donor, partners and individuals.

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UNFPA Executive Director Calls for Stronger Response to AIDS Epidemic Among Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

<p align="left"> <strong>UNITED NATIONS, New York</strong> — AIDS response must be stronger among women and vulnerable groups, UNFPA’s Executive Director Thoraya Ahmed Obaid told more than 20…

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Preventing HIV on Mexico's 'Forgotten Border'

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — Only the most destitute stop by the House of Migrants in Tecun Uman, a squalid town in northern Guatemala on the Mexican border.

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Women Displaced by Sierra Leone Civil War Learn to Protect Themselves Against HIV and Reintegrate into Society

MASIAKA, Sierra Leone — For Mariama Bangura, the peace that followed a decade of bloody civil war in Sierra Leone was almost as devastating as the conflict itself.

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