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9 March 2016
Dispatch
KABUL 9 March 2016 - The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), together with the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners, celebrated International Women's... Read more
8 March 2016
Dispatch
KABUL, 8 March 2016 - The United Nations in Afghanistan celebrates today International Women's Day, which is being marked globally under the theme of "Planet 50-50 by 2030" to  challenge entrenched... Read more
29 February 2016
Press Release
Herat province undertakes the Socio-Demographic and Economic Survey
Herat City - 29 February 2016 - Central Statistics Organization (CSO) of Afghanistan rolls out the Socio Demographic and Economic Survey to Herat Province. Herat is the 10th province where the survey... Read more
21 December 2015
Dispatch
The Ministry of Economy together with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund launched the State of World Population 2015 report, today December 20, 2015 at the GMIC. The global report looks at the... Read more
17 December 2015
Dispatch
It was late at night when her husband and her eldest daughter brought her to the hospital. Bibi Gul was in critical condition and the nurses rushed her to the emergency room not knowing the... Read more
17 December 2015
Dispatch
She was pregnant of her third child when the Family Health House (FHH) in Waras, a village in Daikundi, was established. The 20 year old Sakina gave birth to baby Setayesh under the guidance of... Read more
17 December 2015
Dispatch
Patooni Basir is a counselor at the Family Planning Unit of Malalai Maternity Hospital in Kabul. Every day she talks to approximately 160 women about birth spacing. "Some of them have eight children... Read more
17 December 2015
Dispatch
"I got married when I was 21 years old and I became pregnant soon after. Everything went well until my labour pain started", she recalls. Arifa lives in a remote village called Tejab in Almar... Read more
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

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