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25 May 2017
UNFPA Newly Established Obstetric Fistula Center in Herat Treats 27 Afghan Mothers
“I was told that my repair surgery will be done on Wednesday. The night before I couldn’t sleep. I was happy, nervous, anxious and scared. I couldn’t believe this day was finally coming. I couldn’t... Read more
18 April 2017
Together We Can End Child Marriage
18 April 2017 – Afghan Ministries of Information and Culture (MoIC) and Women’s Affairs (MoWA) with the support from the Embassy of Canada and UNFPA (the United Nations Population Fund) launched the... Read more
5 April 2017
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“Investing in 10-Year-Old Girls Could Yield Huge Demographic Dividends, Pump Millions into Afghanistan’s Economy” UNFPA Flagship Report State of the World Population 2016
Forced and early marriage, child labour and other practices undermining girls’ health and rights threaten the world’s ambitious development agenda, warns UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in... Read more
5 April 2017
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Giving Life Costs Some Afghan Mothers their Life or a Life of Misery
“I didn’t know what happened to me after I gave birth to my first child. I had uncontrollable discharge of faeces and urine,” said Arifa, 22. Arifa was afflicted by obstetric fistula, a child birth... Read more
5 April 2017
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UNFPA has been supporting the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to develop its national policies and strategies in alignment with the Millennium Development Goal (MDGs) the... Read more
5 April 2017
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Midwives save lives. If the need for midwives is met in Afghanistan, around two thirds of maternal and newborn deaths could be averted. UNFPA is   supporting the training of professional midwives in... Read more
5 April 2017
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Dr. Ndyanabangi visited UNFPA field projects in Bamyan and Herat Provinces to oversee and provide guidance on UNFPA work in the province. In addition to monitoring UNFPA field work first hand, the... Read more
5 April 2017
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UNFPA Afghanistan’s family planning programme has been working with a number of partners, including Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Ministry of Haj and Religious Affairs and Ministry of Women’s... Read more
5 April 2017
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National Conference: Gender-based violence key stakeholders to renew commitments to EndVAW Kabul, 4 December 2016 – Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), UNFPA-the United Nations Population Fund in Kabul... Read more
5 April 2017
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“I examined the mother, only to find out that she had carried her dead fetus for weeks”, said Alia Ayar, a UNFPA midwife providing obstetric emergency care in times of humanitarian crises around... Read more

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