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4 June 2021
News

Safe birth amid COVID-19: Pregnancy, childbirth and maternal health at a time of crisis

For pregnant women and new mothers, as well as the healthcare providers who tend to them, the COVID-19 pandemic triggers significant concerns about the safety and wellbeing of women and newborns... Read more

4 June 2021
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Pregnancy and maternal health amid COVID-19 (including vaccines): UNFPA IEC material

For pregnant women and new mothers, as well as the healthcare providers who tend to them, the COVID-19 pandemic triggers significant concerns about the safety and wellbeing of women and newborns... Read more

4 June 2021
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Mental health of expectant and new mothers during COVID-19: UNFPA IEC material

For pregnant women and new mothers, as well as the healthcare providers who tend to them, the COVID-19 pandemic triggers significant concerns about the safety and wellbeing of women and newborns... Read more

4 June 2021
News

Continuum of maternal healthcare during COVID-19: UNFPA IEC material

For pregnant women and new mothers, as well as the healthcare providers who tend to them, the COVID-19 pandemic triggers significant concerns about the safety and wellbeing of women and newborns... Read more

20 May 2021
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Bodily autonomy, LGBTIQ rights and climate justice: Noelene Nabulivou's story

    Noelene Nabulivou leads Diverse Voices and Actions for Equality (DIVA), in Fiji. A veteran advocate and activist for women's empowerment intertwined with LGBTIQ rights, climate justice and other... Read more

20 May 2021
Statement

Moving from concept to reality - achieving bodily autonomy in Asia and the Pacific, and globally

On May 20, 2021, the UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office launched the UNFPA flagship State of World Population Report, My Body is My Own, at an online event under the auspices of the Generation... Read more

20 May 2021
Press Release

Do you own your own body? For millions of women in Asia-Pacific and globally, the answer is no.

BANGKOK, 20 May 2021 - Nearly half of women in 57 countries, including several in the Asia-Pacific region, are denied the right to decide whether or not to have sex with their partners, use... Read more

19 May 2021
News

UNFPA Pacific hands over PPEs and Reproductive Health kits to the Fijian Government

The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) consists of coveralls that will augment the government's efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic while ensuring continuity of essential reproductive health... Read more

19 May 2021
News

Advocating for bodily autonomy through hard-hitting art: Nikki Luna's story

This is the transcript of a talk delivered by Philippines artist Nikki Luna on May 20, 2021, at the Asia-Pacific regional launch of My Body is My Own, UNFPA's flagship State of World Population... Read more

5 May 2021
Statement

Trust the evidence: Invest in midwives

Trust the evidence: invest in midwives 5 May 2021 Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Day of the Midwife   Every day in every part of the world, midwives save... Read more

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