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24 May 2019
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more
22 May 2019
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SIMIYU, United Republic of Tanzania – Keflene Yakobo tried to do everything right during her pregnancy. Though she was young – married at age 17 and pregnant at 19 – she was diligent about receiving... Read more
22 May 2019
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Shame, isolation and segregation are among the indignities faced by the hundreds of thousands of women and girls worldwide who suffer from obstetric fistula, an injury of the birth canal after... Read more
22 May 2019
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LILONGWE, Malawi—Like many Malawian children, Monica Kaleso was excelling at school. Her dream to be a medical doctor was on course. Then in 2013, at the age of 17, she started a relationship with... Read more
21 May 2019
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UTHUKELA DISTRICT, South Africa—Young people face many obstacles to their sexual and reproductive health and rights, and they must work with government and partners to rectify this. “We know you have... Read more
21 May 2019
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JUBA, South Sudan—South Sudanese Vice President James Wani Igga expressed optimism that the revitalized peace agreement between the parties to the conflict lays the foundation for the implementation... Read more
16 May 2019
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The celebration of UNFPA’s 50th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) is an opportunity to fulfill the visionary agenda for sexual... Read more
15 May 2019
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17 May 2019 Human rights are inherent to all human beings, and every person, without distinction, is entitled to a life free from violence, persecution, discrimination and stigma. The widespread... Read more
9 May 2019
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BASOLIBEN, Ethiopia – When Fikre Molla was preparing to have her baby, she wanted the childbirth traditions she had grown up with, but the safety of professional care in a proper health facility. ... Read more
9 May 2019
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PEMBA, Mozambique – "We took a lot of people out of vulnerable areas that were completely flooded. The water rose and destroyed many residential areas," said Captain Kleber Castro. "If the people... Read more

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