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21 October, 2020

Ending preventable stillbirths: A renewed call for collective action - Register to Attend

In conjunction with the release of the report from the UN interagency group for child mortality estimation 2020, titled "A neglected tragedy, the burden of stillbirths", you are invited to take part in the upcoming virtual event to raise awareness of the often silent but enormous trauma and burden of stillbirth and to bring...

23 May, 2020

End gender inequality! End health inequities! End fistula now!

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

22 May, 2020

Korean cooperation helps give Ivorian fistula survivors a new lease on life

A KOICA-funded UNFPA programme aims for all pregnant women to avoid the joy of maternity turning into a nightmare in Côte d’Ivoire.

22 May, 2020

In Yemen and around the world, obstetric fistula strikes the most vulnerable women

AL HUDAYDAH, Yemen – Five years ago, Marwa* was a child bride living in the port city of Al Hudaydah. “I was almost 17 years old, and happy with my new life. I was a new bride and I got pregnant fast. I thought life was smiling at me,” she told UNFPA.


The 2020 annual report of the Maternal and Newborn Health Thematic Fund (MHTF) highlights...
UNFPA & the Campaign to End Fistula are delighted to announce the new edition of the...