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15 July 2021
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 15 July 2021 – Announced in a virtual ceremony today, the 2021 United Nations Population Award individual laureate is Commissaire Hassane Haousseize Zouera from Niger’s... Read more

28 May 2021
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New York, 28 May 2021 - In the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, where conflict erupted last November, hundreds of thousands of women and adolescent girls remain in urgent need of life-saving... Read more

4 May 2021
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Fully investing in midwives by 2035 would avert roughly two-thirds of maternal, newborn deaths and stillbirths, saving 4.3 million lives per year. 

UNITED NATIONS, New York... Read more

14 April 2021
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Violations include rape, forced sterilization, virginity testing, female genital mutilation and more

NEW YORK, 14 April 2021 - Nearly half of women in 57 developing... Read more

31 March 2021
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More and more women and girls are facing the deadly consequences of the crisis that grips Venezuela. The health system is collapsing and international funding for sexual and reproductive health services is urgently... Read more

24 March 2021
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Aden/Sana’a - The Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, called for peace in Yemen and urgent funding for women’s health and protection as she concluded a... Read more

16 March 2021
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  • As the Syria crisis marks its 10th year, the situation is worse than it has been in years. Consistent trends of gender-based violence, a worsening economic situation, and COVID-19 have converged to place lives... Read more


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