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11 November 2020
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BICOL REGION, The Philippines -- Following the devastating impact of super typhoon Rolly (international name  “Goni”) in the island province of Catanduanes, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund... Read more
11 October 2020
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MARAWI CITY, The Philippines – “What? I’m getting married today?” This was Mimah’s reaction when she found out she was getting married on the same day of her wedding. When she was 17, her uncle... Read more
21 September 2020
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SHARIFF AGUAK, MAGUINDANAO, The Philippines – Bullet-riddled houses.  Mosques damaged by exploding artillery shells.  The old provincial capital city, home to some 30,000 people, cannot still erase... Read more
14 August 2020
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MANILA, the Philippines -- The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted family planning and maternal and newborn health services globally, and in the Philippines to these indirect effects may significantly... Read more
12 August 2020
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, International Youth Day As we mark International Youth Day in the midst of a global pandemic, we witness how young people are taking action to... Read more
11 August 2020
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MANILA, The Philippines,  10 August 2020 --- The government of New Zealand will provide the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Philippines with a grant amounting to 400,000 New Zealand... Read more
9 August 2020
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MAKILALA, NORTH COTABATO, The Philippines -- Inside the earthquake-cracked residence of the Hayods family, Martin’s 15-year-old daughter Lyka* is now always looking straight at him, hurling words... Read more
8 August 2020
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KIDAPAWAN CITY, NORTH COTABATO, The Philippines – The progression of pregnancy or childbirth does not wait for a recovery from a natural disaster or a pandemic --- a 30-year-old Margie Betil... Read more
22 July 2020
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MARAWI CITY, Philippines – “Before BARMM, the purpose of my life was mainly to support the combatants.  Now, it is different,” says Ms. Norkisa Mangaho, a 48-year old former member of the Bangsamoro... Read more
11 July 2020
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Op-ed by UN Philippines Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, Gustavo Gonzalez Globally, some 650 million women and girls alive today were married as children. Another 33,000 children... Read more

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