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21 January 2018

The Republic of Korea strengthens its support for UNFPA in addressing gender-based violence in Afghanistan

The Republic of Korea has stepped up its long-running support for UNFPA’s response to gender-based violence (GBV) in Afghanistan with a recent contribution of $5.4 million. These funds will help sustain UNFPA’s projects, established through the national government as well as local governments, to prevent and respond to GBV

3 January 2018

Engaging Women Civil Society in Family Planning Through Workshops

In spite of significant progress on reduction of maternal and child mortality, Afghanistan is still among the countries with the  highest maternal and child mortality rate. Average family size is high and modern contraceptive use is rather low. Family planning is one of the most cost effective interventions to reduce maternal

27 December 2017

More than Seventy Afghan Mothers to Receive Obstetric Fistula Surgical Repairs

With the technical and financial support of UNFPA, Ministry of Public Health of Afghanistan established its second obstetric fistula treatment centre in Herat regional hospital. UNFPA provided trainings for 9 health workers including surgeons, midwives and an anesthesiologist. In this centre, 27 patients with pelvic floor



Behaviour Study on use or none use of contraceptives in Afghanistan final report
UNFPA Afghanistan Biannual Newsletter, Volume II, Issue II 2017

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