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Fifty years ago, it became official: Family planning is a human right

On 13 May, 1968, the world declared family planning to be a basic human right. But 50 years later, this right is under attack.

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A young activist in Malawi campaigns to keep girls out of marriage and in school

At 21, Jenipher Sanni has already lived two lives: as a wife, and now again as a student. Now, she mentors other girls.

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Nepal’s first midwives waiting in the wings to save women’s lives

New midwifery course in Nepal aims to elevate midwives, save mothers.

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Amid grinding conflict, Yemen’s midwives go to heroic lengths to save lives

Yemen's midwives risk their own lives to save women and newborns.

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A displaced mother’s safe delivery embodies hope for Syria’s future

Mobile teams providing delivery care, sexual and reproductive health, and protection services make a difference for Eastern Ghouta evacuees.

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Celebrating the journey to motherhood

May is for motherhood. This month, we commemorate the strength and beauty of mothers everywhere – and the midwives who guide women safely along their journey to motherhood.

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First monsoon rains descend on Rohingya refugee camps, omen of challenges ahead

Early monsoon rains have arrived in Cox’s Bazar, renewing fears of floods, mudslides and water-borne diseases.

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Protecting women and girls after the earthquake in Papua New Guinea

Women in earthquake-affected areas need services and supplies to support their reproductive health, safety and dignity.

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Former child brides find brighter future at Turkey’s safe spaces

Two women speak of war, child marriage, domestic violence, displacement – and escape.

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