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17 December 2015
Dispatch
"My husband and I decided to use contraception because for the moment we have enough children", says Ramzia. She is 32 years old and a mother of three sons which she is very proud of. She leaves in... Read more
16 December 2015
Dispatch
At first sight Kamila Mansuri (19) and Rakia Amini (21) seem to be two ordinary Afghan women but, despite their appearance, they are future life saviors of their communities by becoming midwives at... Read more
16 December 2015
Dispatch
  "I wanted to become a surgeon since I was 17-years old. Now my dream came true", says Dr Nazifa Hamrah, a surgeon at the Fistula Ward in Malalai Maternity Hospital. Despite the fact that she grew... Read more
10 December 2015
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director on the occasion of Human Rights Day 10 December 2015 Today, we mark the launch of a year-long campaign for the 50th anniversary of two landmark international... Read more
9 December 2015
Dispatch
Kabul, 09 December 2015 -The British Embassy in Kabul and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched today in Kabul a new collaboration with the Afghan Ministry of Public Health to expand... Read more
1 December 2015
Dispatch
This year, World AIDS Day coincides with the African conference on controlling HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Many people living with HIV, activists, government workers and... Read more
29 November 2015
Dispatch
Kabul, 29 November 2015 - The Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Afghanistan launched the highlights of Samangan Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey this morning during a press event in the... Read more
25 November 2015
Dispatch
Statement of UNFPA Executive Director for the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women One in three women worldwide has experienced physical or sexual violence, most often by... Read more
25 November 2015
Dispatch
KABUL, 25 November 2015 - Today marks the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Genderbased Violence. 25 November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (EVAW).... Read more
12 November 2015
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Geneva/New York, 12 November 2015 - Maternal deaths have fallen by 44 per cent since 1990, United Nations agencies and the World Bank Group reported today. Maternal deaths around the world dropped... Read more

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