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China-funded Project Fact Sheet: Support for Women and Girls Impacted by Cyclone Idai (June 2021)

Fact Sheet

The project ‘Support for Women and Girls Affected by Tropical Cyclone Idai in Mozambique,’ funded by the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA), aims to strengthen obstetric and newborn care for more than 460,000 Cyclone-affected women and girls in Sofala Province, Mozambique.

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UNFPA Cabo Delgado Flash Appeal June 2021

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Ensuring continuity of life-saving sexual and reproductive health and prevention and response to gender based violence for women and girls impacted by the crisis in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique.

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Palma Fact Sheet (May 2021) - UNFPA Mozambique

Fact Sheet

More than 60,000 people fleeing Palma following attacks and violence continue to arrive in Nangade, Mueda, Montepuez, and Pemba districts in Cabo Delgado, while thousands of others are believed to be on their way by foot, bus, and boat to safer locations.

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Japan-funded Project Update #1 (May 2021)

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With the generous support from the Government of Japan, UNFPA is supporting the Government of Mozambique to strengthen and expand comprehensive sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response services for more than 160,000 women and girls (both internally displaced and in host communities) in Cabo Delgado, Nampula and Niassa provinces. 

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Northern Province Fact Sheet - UNFPA Mozambique (May 2021)

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More than one year after Cyclone Kenneth’s landfall in May 2019, the humanitarian situation in Cabo Delgado province has deteriorated due to consecutive climatic shocks, public health emergencies such as COVID-19 and cholera, and growing insecurity, leading to significant displacement, disruption of livelihoods and lack of access to basic services such as health, clean water, sanitation and protection services.

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Sofala Province Fact Sheet - UNFPA Mozambique

Fact Sheet

Since 2019, UNFPA has worked with donors to support the Government of Mozambique to maintain the continuity of sexual reproductive health and gender- based violence prevention and response services, while providing humanitarian assistance to those displaced by the recent Cyclones Kenneth and Idai.

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The State of the World's Midwifery 2021

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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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Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, Midwives Save Lives

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The aim of these personal stories from midwives and the findings in this report are to stimulate policy discussions and enable evidence-based decision-making at national and subnational levels, and to help countries meet their commitments towards the reduction of preventable maternal death.

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Obstetric Fistula Guiding Principles For Clinical Managements and Programme Development

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This document was first issued in 2006 (Lewis and de Bernis, 2006). It is truly remarkable to read it today1 and to see the amazing degree to which the situation of fistula has changed. In 2006, the original groundbreaking work raised the profile of obstetric fistula as an urgent public health problem, and provided the first practical guidance for those involved in the care of women with the condition. In 2018, the international community called for obstetric fistula to be eliminated within a decade, aligning with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 global goals.

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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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