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6 August 2018
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CIMISLIA, the Republic of Moldova – Maria* gave birth to her first child when she was 16, an age when most of her peers were graduating from secondary school. Today, at 22 years old, she has three... Read more
30 July 2018
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ŞANLIURFA, Turkey – “Even today, we saw a 17 year old who is pregnant and already has a child,” said midwife Neval, sitting in the Devtesti Centre, a women and girls safe space in Şanlıurfa, Turkey.... Read more
24 July 2018
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ABSHERON, Azerbaijan – Fourteen-year-old Maryam stood, awe-struck, at the edge of an indoor football pitch in Absheron, Azerbaijan. “For me, seeing a real soccer pitch, a real goal net, and putting... Read more
17 July 2018
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SKOPJE, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia — Daniela’s brown eyes sparkle when she remembers the day her son was born. “They woke me up with the words, ‘You have a healthy baby boy,’” she... Read more
3 July 2018
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CHISINAU, Moldova — A new National Programme on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights puts Moldova at the forefront of improving access to and quality of sexual and reproductive health services... Read more
20 June 2018
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TBILISI, Georgia — “I want to have my own business and travel around the world.” “I want to become a lawyer because I hate injustice.” “I’ll have a family after I’m 24. Until then I have to study.”... Read more
22 May 2018
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MINSK, Belarus — Alexandra Chichikova has been in a wheelchair since she broke her back in an accident at the age of 17 — but she doesn’t think her disability should keep her from becoming a mother... Read more
14 May 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – Fifty years ago, on 13 May, the world declared family planning to be a basic human right. Throughout all of human history, efforts to plan, avoid or delay pregnancy had... Read more
9 May 2018
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ISTANBUL – Having the popular period-tracker app and women’s health platform Flo on a smartphone is “like having a gynaecologist at my fingertips”, one user raves in online reviews of the app. Flo “... Read more
4 May 2018
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ISTANBUL, Turkey — Each year, some 300 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, which has one of the highest incidence rates of the disease in all of... Read more

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