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7 June 2016
Press Release
Ruxanda Glavan (left) and Alanna Armitage (right)
COPENHAGEN, GENEVA, and ISTANBUL -- United Nations agencies congratulate Belarus for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of both HIV and syphilis and Armenia and the Republic of Moldova for... Read more
2 June 2016
Dispatch
IAPPD meeting in Moldova
CHISINAU, Moldova – One of the youngest countries in Europe, the Republic of Moldova is still faced with significant demographic challenges as rapid ageing and a low fertility rate spark fears about... Read more
24 May 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA-supported Safe Space in Turkey
ISTANBUL, Turkey – For over three years after conflict broke out in their province, 28-year-old Fatma Fayiz Dawi and her family remained determined to stay in their home in Syria, despite the... Read more
13 May 2016
Dispatch
UNFPA mobile team makes a house call in eastern Ukraine
LOZOVA, Ukraine – “I don’t remember the first time my husband beat me,” says Iryna, age 33. “Only the pain, shame and tears.” But she remembers the last time. As the now two-year-old conflict in... Read more
11 April 2016
Dispatch
Deputy Minister Nino Berdzuli
TBILISI, Georgia – Improving national sexual and reproductive health policies was at the top of the agenda when policy-makers from 17 countries, UNFPA representatives, and World Health Organization (... Read more
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

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