Mothers displaced by conflict in Pakistan receive life-saving care in well-equipped maternity clinics.


In Afghanistan, where motherhood is more dangerous than anywhere else, Islamic leaders are teaching men and boys to protect the health and rights of women.


Four years after the 2004 disaster, UNFPA's support has evolved from providing emergency supplies to rebuilding reproductive health services and women centers to counter gender-based violence.


A year after the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan, many women received much better reproductive health care as a result of efforts by UNFPA and its partners to restore service.


With UN assistance, residents who were uprooted two years ago by conflict in eastern Sri Lanka are now returning home.


With UNFPA support, community centers set up after the December 2004 tsunami offer abused women with counseling, medical care, skills training and legal assistance -- under one roof.



To escape rural poverty, young rural migrants make sacrifices to live in fast-growing Ho Chi Minh.


Recovered after multiple surgeries, Sultana is now an advocate telling other women that their obstetric fistula can be repaired. With UNFPA support, a growing number of hospitals are now offering the procedure.


A preference for boys and limited access to medical technology are skewing the sex ratio in several Asian countries -- undermining demographic balance, and the human rights of women and girls.


Many mothers and children in areas hit by last year's earthquake in Pakistan have better access to health care than before the disaster, as a result of joint efforts to restore the services.