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Sport offers gateway to reproductive health, human rights, peace

Sport helps draw vulnerable youth to programmes where they can receive critical information and services.

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Rural midwives help save mothers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Rural midwives are working to end preventable maternal deaths.

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Five reasons migration is a feminist issue

The needs of women and girls are falling through the cracks.

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Delivering into chaos: Gunfire, arson and childbirth in rural Kenya

Under armed attack, Lena Towai fled into the wilderness and gave birth in the dark – assisted only by a neighbour with a gunshot wound.

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From midwife to MP - Advancing the rights of women in the Comoros

A midwife has become the only female Member of Parliament in the Comoros. She brings the fight for gender equality with her.

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“The world needs to open their eyes”: Kasai survivors call for attention to crisis

“When they entered the village, they started to kill everybody, without exception,” Antone, a 50-year-old refugee, told UNFPA.

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Escaping child marriage in Sierra Leone

"According to our tradition, a girl should get married when she reaches puberty," said Zainab Binta Jalloh.

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Women's centre in Iraq helps women "knit" their lives back together

Three years ago, conflict forced Haneen Ali* to flee her home in Mosul, in northern Iraq. With her parents, she hiked through minefields before finding safety in the Debaga camp. “The journey was long and tiring,” said…

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In the Philippines, information key to halting teenage pregnancy

Universities are throwing their weight behind efforts to end teen pregnancy.

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