Search Results for Tag: UNFPA
U.N. investigating ‘surge’ in female genital mutilation in Uganda
The probe comes after Ugandan media reported this week that armed groups had been forcefully conducting FGM in Kween district near the eastern border with Kenya.
Date28.01.2019 | 15:50
Tagsfemale genital mutilation, FGM, girls' rights, Kenya, Kween, Uganda, UNFPA, United nations, women's rights
Stigma or separation: The painful choice facing Myanmar’s single mothers
Eight months pregnant, shamed by her family and shunned by the father of her child, Aye Mar has accepted she will have to give up her baby to an orphanage in Myanmar, a country where single mothers are ostracised and deemed a “disgrace”.
Date13.11.2018 | 12:10
Tagsabortions, birth, Discrimination, disgrace, Myanmar, Pregnancy, sex education, single mothers, UNFPA, women's rights, Yangon
Hundreds of pregnant women risk death in Yemen – U.N.
As the escalating conflict puts medical care out of reach in a country with one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates.
Date06.08.2018 | 15:53
TagsHodeidah, maternal deaths, maternal mortality, Pregnancy, UNFPA, women's health, women's rights, Yemen