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27 March 2020
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Covid-19 Map
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem:  With each passing day, the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences are becoming ever more apparent and alarming. UNFPA, the United... Read more
20 March 2020
Press Release
CHISINAU – An online platform providing real-time data on cases of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Republic of Moldova was launched today. The dashboard is based on a global platform and was... Read more
19 March 2020
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York – As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, governments are taking unprecedented measures to limit the spread of the virus, ramping up health system responses and... Read more
6 March 2020
Statement
UNFPA, the UN sexual and reproductive health agency, is closely monitoring and working with partners, governments and UN agencies to address the outbreak of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19),... Read more
27 February 2020
News
BELGRADE, Serbia — “I get tired of trying to explain, of asking why and where this fear [of migrants] comes from,” says Sami Rasouli, age 18. “People see wars in our countries and think we are all... Read more
18 February 2020
Statement
CAIRO – UNFPA is gravely alarmed about the current humanitarian situation unfolding in northwestern Syria, where hostilities have continued to cause mass displacements and damage to civilian... Read more
27 January 2020
News
Woman and baby
NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan — “When they first noticed I was pregnant, I said to my family that I would have an abortion, just like they wanted me to,” said Nadya*, 20. “Instead, I decided to keep the... Read more
20 January 2020
News
LYON, France — For many women in Georgia, preventive reproductive health care is not a regular part of their lives. As a result, many who are diagnosed with cervical cancer learn they have the... Read more
30 December 2019
News
BUCHAREST, Romania — Giving birth can be risky for women in Kyrgyzstan, which despite progress in improving its health-care system, still has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in Eastern... Read more
23 December 2019
News
ISTANBUL, Turkey – The 3.7 million Syrian refugees residing in Turkey are commonly referred to as “guests,” a term that often carries the implication that they will one day go back to their war-torn... Read more

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