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15 October 2019
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As the second anniversary of the “liberation” of Marawi City from the siege by an ISIS-inspired terrorist group approaches on 17 October, Jasmerah Comadug, a 23-year-old teacher,  welcomed women and... Read more
11 October 2019
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Lanao del Sur, Philippines - “In Bangsamoro, children are often married off very early. My mom was just 4 years old when she got engaged.  My cousin was 8 years old,” said Sam Guro, 30, Local Youth... Read more
19 August 2019
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Maguindanao, Philippines – 30-year-old, Suraida Tugay was nine months pregnant as an ongoing conflict in Maguindanao displaced her and her family. She was staying in an evacuation center in July and... Read more
19 August 2019
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Manila, Philippines - “No young woman wants to get pregnant and have that responsibility at such an early age,” said Mindy*, 18, a Nazarene devotee and youth advocate who works at a local NGO... Read more
6 August 2019
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Maguindanao, Philippines, 6 August 2019 — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) with support from the Australian Government is providing life-saving reproductive health supplies and medical... Read more
11 July 2019
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Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity?  Expand contraceptive choice. Her life. Her choice. Our future.   Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether,... Read more
10 July 2019
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MANILA, Philippines – This World Population Day (11 July) this year is unique as 2019 marks a milestone in the field of sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights: 25 years since the... Read more
1 July 2019
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MANILA, Philippines, 1 July 2019 — Australian Embassy Deputy Head of Mission, Mat Kimberley, and UNFPA Representative in the Philippines, Iori Kato handed over three emergency maternity tents to... Read more
23 May 2019
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Antipolo City, Philippines – With a hopeful smile, Maricel Bedla eagerly awaited to learn and gain access to family planning services at a health centre in the village of San Roque.  “My husband and... Read more
23 April 2019
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MAGUINDANAO, Philippines – “I was inside our house when I heard powerful explosions and intense gunfire,” Nadia Muson, 35, told UNFPA. Eight months pregnant and the mother of six, she and her family... Read more

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