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31 May 2022
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The Government of Norway commits NOK 45,000,000 to support Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights services for adolescents an

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: The Government of Norway commits NOK 45,000,000 to support Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights services for adolescents and youth in Madagascar.

Madagascar, Antananarivo, 31 May 2022 -- the Government of Norway committed NOK 45,000,000 (about 4,76 million USD) through UNFPA in Madagascar to promote the sexual and reproductive health and... Read more

11 May 2022
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Midwife nancy and baby Noelia

Assisting a mother deliver safely inside a tent in a cyclone-affected locality

May 5, 2022, at 3:00 p.m., baby Noelia with a birthweight of 2.5kgs let out her first cry inside the UNFPA tent, serving as temporary maternity ward... Read more

4 May 2022
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Women in the Amboasary district of Madagascar’s drought-stricken Grand Sud region wait to receive sexual and reproductive health

UNFPA and WFP join forces to meet soaring reproductive health and nutrition needs in southern Madagascar

AMBOASARY/GRAND SUD, Madagascar – Just weeks away from giving birth to her fifth child, Homoroe Haova, 33, looked down at her stomach and smiled, reassured she could give birth safely as well as feed... Read more

30 March 2022
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7 myths about unintended pregnancy debunked

Half. That is the alarmingly high proportion of pregnancies that girls and women do not deliberately choose. The neglected crisis of unintended... Read more

7 March 2022
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Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies

More than 1.7 million people, mostly women and children, have now fled from their homes in Ukraine to neighbouring countries. For them, displacement... Read more

17 January 2022
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Satiana, 8, holds her grandmother's hand before the trial of her rapist at Ambovombe Court in Madagascar. © UNFPA Madagascar/Mel

Fighting for justice for 8-year-old Satiana, a rape survivor, in Madagascar

GRAND SUD, Madagascar – “I want to be a health worker when I grow up,” said shy 8-year-old Satiana Hary*, “because I want to be able to treat myself if I fall sick.” She knows about falling sick – ... Read more

15 December 2021
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Marie, Sakaraha

THEIR LIVES HAVE CHANGED, THEY TESTIFY: Marie, Sakaraha

“My name is Marie. I am 40 and I live in the Sakaraha district, a mining town in the South of Madagascar. I had a partner who was also the father of... Read more

15 December 2021
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Nirina, Lova, Soa, Tuléar

THEIR LIVES HAVE CHANGED, THEY TESTIFY: Nirina, Lova, Soa, from Tuléar

Smiling from ear to ear, Nirina, Lova and Soa welcome us into their small eatery. The eatery represents a huge victory for these young women who have... Read more

18 October 2021
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ELYSA RASOAVINJANAHARY, driven by Passion to Save Lives.

« Since I arrived here, I have been 'overwhelmed' with work because I am alone at this duty station. Nonetheless I love my job and I am... Read more

13 October 2021
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THEIR LIVES HAVE CHANGED, THEY TESTIFY: Lilly, Ampanihy

Lilly invites us into her modest one-room apartment. At 38, she is a mother of three, aged 22, 18 and 15. Abandoned by her husband for the past 3... Read more

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