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26 September 2018
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In South Sudan, it is not uncommon for family planning to result in domestic violence. A wife can get beaten up if her husband finds out she’s using modern contraceptives. Some health workers are... Read more
5 September 2018
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Juba, South Sudan – Delegates to the first National Youth Conference called on the government and other humanitarian and development partners to uphold and promote adolescent and youth sexual and... Read more
15 August 2018
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JUBA, South Sudan – Young people are among the most adversely affected by the conflict in the country, with boys being forced to join fighting armed groups and girls being subjected to sexual and... Read more
13 July 2018
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, challenged parliamentarians to support the empowerment of women and girls, including their full access to family planning information and services, at the... Read more
10 July 2018
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Midwife Peter Door explains family planning methods to a mother at a clinic in Rumbek.
In an attempt to not only impact but also empower the lives of women in South Sudan, the breadth of the programs developed by the midwifery project in South Sudan is intentionally widespread. All the... Read more
4 July 2018
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  JUBA, South Sudan – Violence against women is epidemic in South Sudan. Ann*, 16, was kidnapped on her way home from school, then raped repeatedly during five days of captivity. Talia*, was battered... Read more
6 February 2018
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Lilian attends to a mother and her newborn at the Juba Teaching Hospital. (Photo: UNFPA South Sudan)
Nyomon Lilian will never forget the day she decided to become a midwife. “Watching my neighbor die during childbirth emboldened me to make the decision to enroll in midwifery,” says the 25-year-old... Read more
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
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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

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