A new center in Dhaka offers surgery for young women who have endured the agony of obstetric fistula -- a problem stemming from inadequate maternal health care and early marriages in Bangladesh.


Janice Banaag, 18, lives with her husband and baby underneath a Manila bridge.


A group of activists is leading AIDS awareness efforts in a tourist resort where the risks lie below the surface.


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.


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.


Midwives and community volunteers are helping more Cambodian women plan their family -- contributing to healthier pregnancies, infants and family, and providing a better chance of escaping poverty.


Women voted enthusiastically, hoping that a new political system will reduce gender-based bias and violence. UNFPA supported women's participation in the election process.


This video reviews the achievements of the Reproductive Health Initiative for Youth in Asia (RHIYA) in informing young people on several health issues.


Brokers find Vietnamese wives for South Korean men.


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.