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Earthquake in Nepal: Statement by the Executive Director

On behalf of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, I express our deepest sympathy to the people and Government of Nepal following the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Kathmandu and the surrounding regions this morning. more

UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional and Nepal Country Offices Pledge Urgent Support for Earthquake-devastated Nepal

Bangkok/Kathmandu, April 25, 2015 - The UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office is working with our Nepal Country Office and colleagues across the United Nations Population Fund to assist the Government of Nepal and a range of partners in the aftermath of today’s devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake more

Snatched from her home, an Afghan girl's road to recovery

KABUL, Afghanistan – “They told me that my mother had sold me to them,” Zarmina* said of her kidnappers, who snatched her from her home in Afghanistan when she was only 13, then forced her into sexual servitude. more

Vanuatu’s Cyclone Pam highlights need for access to family planning

PORT VILA, Vanuatu – “Life belongs to me,” said Katherine Silas, explaining why she was seeking family planning services at the Vanuatu Family Health Association in Port Vila, Vanuatu, in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam. The devastating storm has driven up demand for sexual and reproductive health care. more

Meeting reproductive health needs in the wake of Cyclone Pam

PORT VILA, Vanuatu – “We lost everything. All the clothes – gone,” Anna Naual said at an aid post in Fresh Wind Ohlem, a settlement near Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila. The single mother says the roof of her house was blown off when Cyclone Pam struck the island nation two weeks ago. She and her sons lost the bulk of their possessions to flooding.
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PORT VILA, Vanuatu – “We lost everything. All the clothes – gone,” Anna Naual said at an aid post in Fresh Wind Ohlem, a settlement near Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila.
- See more at: http://asiapacific.unfpa.org/public/meeting-reproductive-health-needs-wake-cyclone-pam#sthash.fGIKXbXc.dpuf
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PORT VILA, Vanuatu – “We lost everything. All the clothes – gone,” Anna Naual said at an aid post in Fresh Wind Ohlem, a settlement near Vanuatu’s capital, Port Vila.
- See more at: http://asiapacific.unfpa.org/public/meeting-reproductive-health-needs-wake-cyclone-pam#sthash.fGIKXbXc.dpuf
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UNFPA: Sexual Health for Young People - Let's Make it Happen!

In the Asia-Pacific region, there are over 6 million adolescent pregnancies each year; nearly 4 million unsafe abortions among young women, and half a million young people living with HIV. What can we do to ensure young people have better sexual and reproductive lives?
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2:49 min. January 2014
UNFPA's Humanitarian Response in Asia and the Pacific

UNFPA works to meet the needs of women and girls affected by crises, promoting safe motherhood, addressing sexual violence and preventing unwanted pregnancies, as well as helping countries prepare for future humanitarian emergencies.

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2:45 min. January 2014
UNFPA: Creating a Better World for Young People

Young people face many challenges such as lack of access to education, poor working conditions, ill-health and violations of their human rights.

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5:36 min. December 2013
Keeping Displaced Women Safe and Healthy

Tens of thousands of Philippine women and girls made homeless by Typhoon Haiyan. UNFPA is providing reproductive health care and working to prevent gender-based violence

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