In Somalia, 100 mothers pledge not to subject daughters to female genital mutilation
(Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women refugees bear the brunt of Ethiopia ’s forgotten crisis in Gambella
Gambella, ETHIOPIA–  “My only joy is my child, I don’t have anything else in life,” said Nyabel Jock, a 19-year-old refugee from South Sudan, during her regular pregnancy check-up at the Jewi Health (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

For gender-based violence survivors in Palestine, a little assistance goes a long way
(Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fighting for justice against gender-based violence in Madagascar
GRAND SUD, Madagascar– ”I want to be a health worker when I grow up,” said 8-year-old Satiana Hary* shyly, twisting the edges of her knee-length gown. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Game-changing app tracks essential family planning supplies in Kenya
ISIOLO, Kenya– As a frontline health-care worker at Isiolo County referral hospital, Denis Mutirithia has a critical role in saving lives – and a new digital tool to help him do so. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In this refugee camp, midwives have delivered over 14,000 babies with zero maternal deaths
ZAATARI CAMP, Jordan –"On my first day at work in the camp, I cried a lot. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A fresh start for women sanitation workers in India
PATNA, India – "When we wear our uniforms, people recognize us and we feel a sense of pride. They say –  just look at what these women have achieved and the work they are doing... (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - January 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Adolescents with questions find answers via live-streamed sexuality education in China
QINGHAI PROVINCE, China –“I never talked about sex with my friends or my parents,” said 15-year-old Cairen, a 9th-grader in China’s Qinghai Province. “Sexuality is a taboo topic.”  (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In Pakistan ’s remote areas, midwives ensure care beyond safe birth
(Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2021: A look back at a year of assistance amidst adversity
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Source: UNFPA News - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Emergency help is a phone call away for midwives in Afghanistan
Kabul, AFGHANISTAN– One evening in August, Firoza, a 34-year-old mother of five, was rushed from her village of Chesht-Sherat in Herat Province to a UNFPA-supported Family Health House. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mobile health units are saving lives in Libya
(Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A pilot programme in Myanmar provides both menstrual health support and economic opportunity
(Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diamonds are scarce – sexual and reproductive health information shouldn’t be
LUAMBO, Democratic Republic of the Congo – At only 35, Nsenga Malu has lived many lives. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

$835 million needed to provide urgent sexual and reproductive health care, supplies in crisis settings
UNITED NATIONS, New York – UNFPA launched its annual humanitarianreport today, (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news