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20 June 2016
Feature Story
Penlyn Decena has two children born six years apart. The birth spacing was not purely by choice – she can’t get pregnant too often as she has thin uterine lining that could cause serious... Read more
4 May 2016
Dispatch
National policies that pay attention to youth issues now will define the quality of life that young people of today will have as they enter adulthood and the working age phase of their lives. This... Read more
29 April 2016
Dispatch
In 2014, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, released the State of World Population report, The Power of 1.8 Billion: Adolescents, Youth and the Transformation of the Future, which discussed... Read more
25 April 2016
Dispatch
DAVAO CITY -- UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, reported an increase in family planning use and a decrease in maternal deaths in areas covered by its reproductive health program in five... Read more
22 March 2016
Dispatch
  Disasters often leave pain and grief to survivors, especially for women who bind families and communities together. But for some, the way to recover is to focus on the lessons learned from the... Read more
10 February 2016
Dispatch
Following the World Health Organization's declaration of the recent cluster of microcephaly cases as a global health emergency due to its strongly suspected link to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, ​... Read more
22 January 2016
Dispatch
Darlene Niña Amar of Catarman, Northern Samar cannot look back to the day her two children were born without recalling the horrid events that went along with them. On both occasions, she and her... Read more
13 January 2016
Dispatch
Women from poor communities in Manila fear that scrapping the Department of Health’s budget for contraceptives will cause an increase in unintended pregnancies, especially for those who rely on... Read more
7 January 2016
Statement
Manila -- UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is expressing concern over the non-inclusion of contraceptives in the Philippine government’s 2016 national budget, citing implications on poor... Read more
1 December 2015
Dispatch
Marites, 37, was nine months pregnant when tropical storm Ondoy, one of the worst floods that hit Metro Manila, swept away her family’s house along a riverbank in Cainta, Rizal in 2011. Marites’... Read more

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