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29 March 2020

Birth at a time of COVID-19: Iran's midwives save lives

Giving birth is never an easy experience. At a time of COVID-19, Iran's midwives are helping pregnant women, new mothers and their babies. Let's celebrate them in this, the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.

19 March 2020

Safe Delivery, Even Now - COVID- 19 Global Response Appeal

March - April 2020 requirements: US$67,500,000 The Novel Coronavirus was designated a "public health emergency of international concern" on 30 January 2020 by the World Health Organization (WHO).  On 11 March 2020, WHO declared Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) a pandemic. By 19 March, more than 205,000 COVID-19 cases had been

8 March 2020

From ICPD to Generation Equality, taking stock on Women's Day

Our Executive Director explains what Generation Equality really means.


Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing...
Child marriage and its drivers are complex and vary within and across countries. Child...

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