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4 April 2016
Feature Story
A father and his three sons watching cartoons
TBILISI, Georgia – The camera zooms in, panning across a marble mantle covered with family photos of three young boys and their happy, smiling parents, then stops on what studies have shown is a... Read more
1 April 2016
Feature Story
Elena at the maternity clinic where she gave birth to her second child
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine – Elena, age 31, found out that she was pregnant with her second child shortly before a ceasefire was declared in Eastern Ukraine last September. Elena’s home town of Makiivka had... Read more
1 March 2016
Dispatch
TABANOVCE, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia – On a bleak, cold day in late February, hundreds of refugees, bundled in winter coats and carrying bulging bags and baskets, stream into the... Read more
20 January 2016
Press Release
NEW YORK/GENEVA — Oumo*, a young woman from sub-Saharan Africa, is fleeing persecution that has left her brother-in-law dead and her sister missing. Fearing for her life, she made the dangerous and... Read more
23 December 2015
Dispatch
SID, Serbia – Every day, thousands of refugees and migrants stream through Serbia, one leg of their perilous journey towards safety and stability. So far this year, one million migrants and refugees... Read more
22 December 2015
Dispatch
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan — The Government of Turkmenistan will contribute $1 million to the UNFPA’s 2016-2020 country programme. The agreement, signed by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister... Read more
15 December 2015
Feature Story
KORÇA, Albania – “When I was sixth grade, my mother used to say, very often, ‘Finish this year, and do not go to school anymore’,” said Gina,* a youth advocate from the marginalized Roma community in... Read more
3 December 2015
Feature Story
“I was three months pregnant and worried about what this trip would do to my baby, but I didn’t have a choice. We had to go,” says Leyla Ashur, one of the few hundred Syrians allowed to cross into... Read more
3 December 2015
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York — The health needs of women and adolescents are too often neglected in humanitarian response to natural disasters and conflicts around the world, even though whether women... Read more
1 December 2015
Feature Story
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine — Zhanna*, 36, is an HIV-positive mother of two in the conflict-affected Donetsk Region of Ukraine. She says she contracted HIV from her former partner, a man who beat and raped... Read more

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