Nepal earthquake: Women and girls in need

Publication Date: April 2015
Author: UNFPA

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The disaster in Nepal has affected 2 million women and girls of reproductive age and 126,000 pregnant women, according to estimates as of 29 April 2015. UNFPA is responding with reproductive health supplies and dignity kits, and is working to prevent gender-based violence.

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