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9 April 2020
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“We also kept hearing on the television about a new virus called corona that is killing people in many countries," said Aisha Hussain Sibtan. “I was even scared to go to the hospital."
8 April 2020
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When a young woman arrived at this Dhaka hospital with deadly post-partum haemorrhage, midwives did not have time to assess whether she might have COVID-19.
6 April 2020
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As the number of COVID-19 cases nears 1,500 in Ukraine, UNFPA is urgently distributing medical kits containing disinfectant and personal protective equipment.
3 April 2020
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Kosovo has seen a 17 per cent increase in gender-based violence. One city recorded a 100 per cent increase.
1 April 2020
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A new report by UNFPA offers, for the first time, a global view of women’s decision-making power over their own bodies. The findings are dismaying.
31 March 2020
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School closures and stay-at-home orders are dramatically increasing the burden on parents, with women traditionally shouldering the majority of childcare responsibilities.
26 March 2020
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Intisar* was only 15 years old her parents sold her to another family to pay off a debt.
19 March 2020
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As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the virus, ramping up health system responses and announcing movement restrictions affecting millions... Read more
12 March 2020
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Regina Mokoena has seen first-hand how drought and climate change are increasing the demand for family planning in her village.
5 March 2020
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The eighth of March is International Women’s Day, and the stakes could not be higher.

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