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23 May 2020 - 23 May 2020

Global

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic injuries that can occur during childbirth. The condition typically leaves women incontinent, as well as subject to infections or other health conditions. Women with fistula are often shunned by their communities.

Yet the condition is almost entirely preventable. Its persistence is a sign of global inequality and an indication that health systems are failing to protect the health and human rights of the poorest and most vulnerable women and girls.

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8 March 2020 - 8 March 2020

Global

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on 8 March, is dedicated to reflecting on the achievements of ordinary women who have made an extraordinary impact in their countries and communities, and to celebrate the contributions of women all around the world. The theme for this year's International Women's Day is “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”.

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5 December 2019 - 5 December 2019

Nepal

Female Community Health Volunteers' Day

The Female Community Health Volunteers’ Day is celebrated across Nepal on December 5 by organizing various activities in the federal, provincial and local levels. The Day is to recognize around 52,000 Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs), who work as a bridge between the community and the health facilities all over Nepal.

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