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In world’s worst humanitarian crisis, the miracle of a safe birth

Over a million pregnant women and new mothers require urgent aid in Yemen, the site of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

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Surviving Ebola: “I was so afraid to die and be put in a body bag”

“I did not believe in the existence of Ebola," said Jémima Masika. Then she fell sick.

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118-truck convoy delivers urgent aid to stranded residents in Rukban, Syria

UNFPA delivered critical supplies to a remote settlement in Rukban, where residents have been stranded in the desert for years.

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Born at the end of a rope: Embracing indigenous childbirth traditions to save lives

Rural health systems have embraced something they once ignored: folk traditions and practices. 

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Reaching women in Mosul, where the shadow of conflict still lingers

About a year and half after the fall of ISIL’s last stronghold in Mosul, health services have yet to be fully restored.

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Top 5 things you didn’t know about female genital mutilation

Despite being internationally recognized as a human rights violation, some 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone FGM. Here's what you need to know.

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The future at her fingertips: What happens when girls say #IDONT

This Valentine’s Day, UNFPA is exploring what happens when girls are emboldened to say “I don’t” to child marriage.

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When women rule: Malawi chief battles harms against girls

Chief Mwanza knows all too well the opportunities that are lost when girls are married off as children. She was married when she was only 14 years old.

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Ramping up cervical cancer prevention efforts in the Republic of Moldova

Cervical cancer is extremely deadly – and common. Yet a vast majority of these deaths could be prevented with simple screening and vaccination efforts.

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