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28 November 2021
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Joint Statement on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

25 November 2021 – Today marks the beginning of the 16 days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign. Globally, violence against women and... Read more

26 November 2021
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بيان المديرة التنفيذية لصندوق الأمم المتحدة للسكان الدكتورة ناتاليا كانم اليوم العالمي للقضاء على العنف ضد المرأة

العنف في عالم الإنترنت حقيقي. كما أنه خطأ ويجب إيقافه. قد يبدو أن عالم الإنترنت آمن للنساء والفتيات. وقد يتساءل البعض ما الذي يمكن أن يحدث بمجرد... Read more

25 November 2021
Statement

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem International Day to End Violence against Women

Violence in the online world is real. It is also wrong, and it must be stopped. It may seem like the online world is safe for women and girls.... Read more

1 November 2021
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Syria: Years of grinding conflict exact an unimaginable toll, especially on women and girls

In March 2021, Syria reached a somber anniversary: 10 years of conflict, one that has inflicted human suffering on a massive scale. Few places in the... Read more

1 November 2021
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IN SEARCH OF A DIGNIFIED LIFE - HANAA’S JOURNEY DEMONSTRATES THE TRUE MEANING OF RESILIENCE

“I only wanted to live with dignity,” said Hanaa, a 35-year-old survivor of gender-based violence who recently received support at a UNFPA- supported... Read more

7 October 2021
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Health workers provide information and care the Daraa National Hospital © UNFPA/SFPA

Saving the lives of pregnant women amid escalating conflict in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria – “It was the worst experience of our lives, especially after ten years of crisis in Syria,” said Najwa* about her recent life-... Read more

1 October 2021
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Supporting Women and Girls in Aleppo

“When we returned, life was difficult due to the massive destruction in the area and the absence of basic health services,” recalls Rasha, one of the... Read more

1 September 2021
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‘AS THOUGH I HAVE BEEN REBORN’ - DESPITE HER DISABILITY, DUHA STRIVES TO ACHIEVE HER DREAMS

“I have always longed to hear the sounds that others may take for granted,” explains Duha, a a15-year-old girl with a hearing disability who lives in... Read more

19 August 2021
Press Release

Syria: €3 million in EU humanitarian support for UNFPA’s assistance to women and girls

After years of instability and with an economy on the verge of collapse, funding shortfalls, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the humanitarian situation... Read more

12 July 2021
Press Release

The UNFPA contributes to the operationalization of Al Baath University Hospital in Homs

Syria, Homs, Monday 12th of June, today, the UNFPA Country Representative has joined the Prime Minister of Syria, in the opening ceremony of Al Baath... Read more

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