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15 July 2015
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It is a grim reality that the risk of sexual assault, coercion and exploitation escalates whenever the social order breaks down or populations are displaced. By Giulia Vallese, UNFPA... Read more
12 July 2015
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As Nepal is progressively recovering from a devastating seism, World Population Day 2015 is more than ever relevant to the country. The Day this year is dedicated to "vulnerable populations in... Read more
6 July 2015
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RASUWA DISTRICT, Nepal - Ishwari Dangol lost her seven year old son in the devastating earthquake that shook Nepal on 25 April. She was also seven months pregnant at the time and has since had to... Read more
30 June 2015
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It is not uncommon for gender-based violence to increase in the aftermath of natural disasters. SINDHULI DISTRICT, Nepal - After losing her house to the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on... Read more
6 June 2015
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Mahendra Jyoti, Kavre District, Nepal - May 6, 2015: Dignity cannot be delivered in a kit alone - it is a human right. But dignity kits have gone a long way in alleviating the spirits of -- and... Read more
4 June 2015
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GORKHA DISTRICT, Nepal - Sarita Tamang was nine months pregnant when the earthquake hit and her house collapsed near the epicentre of the earthquake. A few days after moving into a tent provided... Read more
23 May 2015
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KATHMANDU, 23 May 2015-As the calendar approaches the one-month mark following the devastating Nepal earthquake of April 25, the Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare (MoWCSW) and UNFPA,... Read more
15 May 2015
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The devastating April 25 earthquake has affected a total of 1.4 million women and girls of reproductive age in the 14 most affected districts, according an estimation by UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
13 May 2015
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The UN agency is scaling up its response Kathmandu, Nepal - May 13, 2015: The United Nations Population Fund expresses its gratitude to the Government of Japan for its generous contribution of USD... Read more
10 May 2015
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9 May 2015, Sindhupalchowk, Nepal: Rapidly expanding their operations in the field, personnel from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, visiting Sindhupalchok District - one of the worst-hit... Read more

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