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5 July 2018
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JUBA, South Sudan – Violence against women is epidemic in South Sudan. Ann*, 16, was kidnapped on her way home from school, then raped repeatedly during five days of captivity. Talia* was battered... Read more
2 July 2018
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MUNYAMYUMBA SECTOR, Rubavu District, Rwanda—“I was impregnated by my uncle, a brother to my mother who lived with us. He rented a house to hide me and promised to provide essentials but this lasted... Read more
22 June 2018
News
NEW YORK, United States—UNFPA’s ninth Kenya Country Programme 2018-2023 has received approval from the Executive Board, following a compelling statement outlining the Fund’s key achievements in the... Read more
13 June 2018
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GAMBELLA REGION, Ethiopia—Getting women to use family planning at Tierkidi refugee camp was something of a challenge because their husbands believed that it meant their wives would be seeing other... Read more
12 June 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Shame, stigma and misinformation surrounding menstruation are contributing to serious human rights concerns for women and girls, emphasizes a new report commissioned by... Read more
6 June 2018
News
NEW YORK, United States—UNFPA’s eighth Rwanda Country Programme 2018-2023 was approved by the Executive Board yesterday following a compelling statement outlining the Fund’s key achievements in the... Read more
30 May 2018
News
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—The ground-breaking Menstrual Health Management Symposium, a first in Africa, closed with a powerful Call to Action to ensure that the most marginalized and vulnerable... Read more
28 May 2018
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—Access to sanitary products, dignity and education on menstrual health management is “a human rights issue that all of us must strive for.” This call was made by Bathabile... Read more
24 May 2018
Opinion
                       Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director, United Nations Population Fund, East and Southern Africa Regional Office On the occasion of the First Regional Menstrual Health... Read more
23 May 2018
News
MADAGASCAR—For three years, Sana Rodiny had to endure unrelenting abuse after developing an obstetric fistula. "I've had fistula since suffering a gang rape by cattle rustlers at the age of 15," Sana... Read more

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