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24 February 2020

UNFPA supports China's response to COVID-19

Medical equipment and other crucial supplies for frontline workers, women and girls arrive at the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

6 February 2020

Unleashing youth power: A decade of accelerating actions towards zero female genital mutilation

Joint statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on the occasion of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation When Tabitha was growing up in

8 January 2020

“Never give up hope,” fistula survivor tells Pakistani women

“Helping women suffering fistula is my mission in life," Razia Shamshad said about the maternal injury from childbirth that she thought would ruin her life. “No woman deserves to live in misery, especially when it is treatable.” Ms. Shamshad, 29, was born in a small village in southern Punjab. Her family did not want her to go


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