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1 November 2017
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Women from Aweil fix each other's hair as they prepare to go home after their fistula repair surgery.
AWEIL, SOUTH SUDAN – Veronica Atar Deng was in her early 20s when she had obstetric fistula. She has fully recovered now but the experience was not a walk in the park as she had to go through three... Read more
4 October 2017
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
4 September 2017
Press Release
Wau, South Sudan - The Ministry of Health acknowledged the cooperation of the Japanese government and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in the efforts to continue providing reproductive... Read more
8 August 2017
News
Rumbek, South Sudan -- Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang is a teacher at a nursery and primary school in Rumbek, a town in central South Sudan. It was her dream job but something that she had to work extra... Read more
27 April 2017
Press Release
UNFPA calls for stepped up efforts to safeguard the health and protection of women and girls affected by the famine. ©UNFPA South Sudan
JUBA, South Sudan – The famine in South Sudan, borne out of years of war, political instability and drought, now affects more than 100,000 people. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is... Read more
9 November 2016
News
TORIT, South Sudan – Insecurity, poverty and poor health care continue to be a deadly mix in South Sudan. Tragedy struck the hospital in the eastern town of Torit after poor conditions and fear of... Read more
20 October 2016
Statement
UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin On the Occasion of the Launch of The State of World Population 2016 Today, we release The State of World Population 2016, published by UNFPA, the United... Read more
20 October 2016
Opinion
Ten-year-old Temawelase is a sixth-grader in a rural community in the Hhohho region of Swaziland. Almost 4000 kilometres away, her age-mate Daline has just finished primary school in Yaoundé, the... Read more
17 June 2016
News
ADJUMANI, Uganda – Twenty-five-year-old Chris Kwikiriza has beat the odds. A midwife in the Boroli refugee settlement, in Uganda’s Adjumani District, he is helping pregnant women overcome their fears... Read more
17 March 2016
News
ADJUMANI, Uganda – Laura Jurua, a 26-year-old South Sudanese refugee, went into labour in the middle of the night in her temporary shelter in the Boroli refugee settlement, in Uganda’s Adjumani... Read more

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