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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
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
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
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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

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