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UNFPA South Sudan Quarter 2 Newsletter 2022

UNFPA South Sudan Quarter 2 Newsletter 2022

Newsletter

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) South Sudan Country office is working with international and national implementing partners to address the needs of women and girls towards achieving the 3 Zeros; zero preventable maternal deaths, zero unmet need for family planning and zero gender-based violence and harmful practices such as child marriage by 2030. Millions of young women and girls in South Sudan have been able to be reached with services by UNFPA and partners amidst numerous challenges ranging from man-made to natural catastrophes.
 

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UNFPA South Sudan Quarter 2 Newsletter 2022

South Sudan 2021 Annual Report

Annual Report

As the world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic so is South Sudan. There are some unprecedented human fatalities in addition to the physical and psychological impact of the pandemic, includ- ing joblessness, isolation, domestic violence, among others.

Additionally, widespread flooding in areas along the Nile and Lol rivers, and in Sudd marshlands displaced more than 800 thousand of the population; with a severe impact on the already struggling population, especially women and girls.Through it all, UNFPA with the support of its partners, worked to ensure the continuity of service delivery, especially ensuring that the rights, safety, and dignity of women and girls are protected at all times.

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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

Publication

The State of the World’s Midwifery 2021 builds on previous reports in the SoWMy series and represents an unprecedented effort to document the whole world’s Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Adolescent Health workforce, with a focus on midwives. It calls for urgent investment in midwives to enable them to fulfil their potential.

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My Body Is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it. 

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Against My Will

State of World Population Report

Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are subjected to practices that harm them physically or psychologically, or both, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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COVID-19: A Gender Lens

Publication

Disease outbreaks affect women and men differently, and pandemics make existing inequalities for women and girls and discrimination of other marginalized groups such as persons with disabilities and those in extreme poverty, worse. This needs to be considered, given the different impacts surrounding detection and access to treatment for women and men.

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State of World Population 2019

State of World Population Report

Fifty years ago, it was hard for women to obtain contraception and relatively easy to die giving birth. Many women were unable to decide whom and when to marry, and when or whether to have children.

A worldwide movement to give women real choices in life culminated in the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where a consensus was reached about the links between women’s empowerment, sexual and reproductive health, and rights and sustainable development.

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UNFPA East and Southern Africa Annual Report 2018

Annual Report

Looking back on our work in 2018, we made great strides in fulfilling our promise to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights in East and Southern Africa (ESA).Through our evidence-based advocacy and strategic engagement with different partners and stakeholders, we contributed to transforming the policy environment in the region. Many countries in the ESA region introduced and revised progressive policies regarding sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), especially on HIV prevention, child marriage and comprehensive sexuality education.

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The Power of Choice: Reproductive Rights and the Demographic Transition

State of World Population Report

Not so long ago, most people had large families: five children, on average. Where once there was one global fertility rate, today there are many, with differences wider than at any point in human history.

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State of World Population Report 2016

State of World Population Report

Where will the 10-year-old girl be at 25? Much depends on the choices many different people make, from parents to policymakers, educators to health-care professionals, economists to entrepreneurs, journalists to community leaders. We must all be involved. Today’s 10-year-old girl is already on the way to her future. And her future is our own.

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