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Najiba works in one of the hardest-to-reach, poorest areas of Bamyan. © UNFPA Afghanistan

6 May 2019

No mountain too high: Midwives protect women, save lives

YAKAWLANG/SANGTAKHAT, Afghanistan – Midwives serve in some of the most remote health posts in the world, saving the lives of women and babies in settings that are often harsh and resource-poor. And their work can require them to confront attitudes that harm women’s health and demean their status and value. This courageous work

16 April 2019

LAUNCH OF THE STATE OF WORLD POPULATION REPORT (SWOP) 2019: UNFINISHED BUSINESS – THE PURSUIT OF RIGHTS AND CHOICES FOR ALL

Kabul, 16 April 2019 – The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) and UNFPA Afghanistan today jointly launched the State of World Population Report (SWOP) 2019. The UNFPA flagship report is about the unfinished business of pursuing rights and choices for all that was started 25 years ago at the International

The ICPD marked a revolution in thinking about sexual and reproductive health and rights. © UN Photo

29 March 2019

The ICPD marked a revolution in thinking about sexual and reproductive health and rights.

UNITED NATIONS, New York – This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ICPD – a milestone in reproductive health and rights. On Monday, world leaders are gathering at the United Nations to discuss progress made since that landmark meeting. But what was the ICPD? And what does it mean for your rights today? Read More

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