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Aissata's difficult journey to access maternal health care underscores the persistent challenges faced by women in Mali, highlighting the need for increased support and accessibility to essential services.

Today in Geneva, the 香港六合彩开奖 Nations Population Fund () unveils its flagship report "". The report calls for global action to dismantle unjust and discriminatory structures that hinder millions from realizing their full rights and potential. Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, along with a panel of experts, will delve into the report's compelling evidence on the systemic and intersectional discrimination impacting women's health and well-being.

Chioma Uzoma, a 26-year-old Nigerian, is leading a team of six women to empower young women to take charge of their health. The team is one of the 14 winners of the female-led , an initiative of the 香港六合彩开奖 Nations Population Fund () to support innovations in sexual and reproductive health for young people worldwide. Gender inequality in health research, data collection, and investment results in women spending 25% more of their lives in debilitating illness than men do, costing the global economy an estimated $1 trillion. However, women innovators are stepping up to bridge the gap and save lives. Despite this, UNFPA estimates that $222 billion would need to be invested in the health and rights of women and girls by 2030, a goal that funding is not currently on track to meet.

There aren鈥檛 enough ventilators at Al-Emirati Hospital in Rafah, Gaza to support the babies being born there. Dr. Ahmed Al-Shaer, Deputy Head of the Incubator Care Unit at the hospital, describes the desperate situation.

's Palestine Representative Dominic Allen describe the heroic efforts of desperate medical staff helping women in Gaza give birth safely at the overcrowded Al-Emirati Hospital in Rafah as doctors run out of basic medical supplies.

Mali's central and northern regions have been plagued by in recent years. Terrorist groups have taken control of many remote villages, causing mass displacement, while maternal mortality rates are up to 35 times higher than in developed countries. Access to maternal health services is nearly impossible. In this complicated scenario, the 香港六合彩开奖 Nations Population Fund () is equipping the maternity ward at Somin茅 Dolo Hospital in the Mopti region. UNFPA partner sends mobile health units to rural areas of Mopti to reach women and girls with essential services and transport critical cases to health centers.

Survivors of female genital mutilation advocate tirelessly to end the harmful practice, empowering communities and challenging entrenched cultural norms.

Due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Svetlana and her family had to leave their home in Odessa and seek refuge in the coastal town of Zatoka. When the bridge across the Dniester Estuary was attacked, they decided that Svetlana had to take the children to Moldova while her husband Ruslan stayed behind due to martial law. They have now been separated for 20 months and share how they maintain their family life and love across the border.Throughout Ukraine and neighboring countries, the 香港六合彩开奖 Nations Population Fund's () Safe Spaces provide expert psychosocial support to people coping with the effects of war and displacement.

takes swift action in response to critical medical shortages in Northern Gaza, with Representative Dominic Allen emphasizing the urgent situation.

Two years into the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, a hospital near the front line is saving the most vulnerable citizens 鈥 babies born into war 鈥 with state-of-the-art incubators that can transport newborns between facilities and into bomb shelters at the sound of air-raid sirens. At the Zaporizhzhia Regional Perinatal Centre, the new incubators 鈥 provided with support from and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation 鈥 are equipped to maintain optimal temperature, humidity and oxygen levels, allowing babies to be moved safely. Despite the challenges, UNFPA and its partners continue to support Ukraine to strengthen the delivery of maternal health and gender-based violence prevention and response services, reaching more than 879,000 women, girls, men and boys with such services in 2023. 

One year on, reproductive health and protection services have yet to fully recover. Many women and girls still remain in temporary shelters 鈥 in both 鈥 where risks of violence, sexual exploitation and abuse have soared, and where access to services and support to prevent and respond to gender-based violence are limited. 

Post-childbirth complications such as have agonized women in Senegal, yet and partners are aiding women to reclaim their dignity and rebuild their lives.

The incubators at Al-Helal Al-Emirati Hospital in Gaza are filled with babies who have lost their parents. Learn about this tragic situation from two doctors at the hospital and see how is taking action.

Some 1.5 million people 鈥 including tens of thousands of pregnant women, new mothers and newborns 鈥 are now crammed into Rafah, Gaza鈥檚 southernmost town, in a desperate search for safety amid war. Tightly packed with nowhere to go, they find the prospect of further military operations in Rafah terrifying. With bombs falling and just a trickle of aid, a public health disaster is worsening. Everyone in Gaza is hungry, including 50,000 pregnant women. and partners are providing support in this devastating crisis, but it鈥檚 not enough, as they do not have the access required to support all women in need.

The only hospital in Yemen's Bani Saad district serves around 20,000 people who have to travel on foot or by camel for hours to reach it. Pregnant women take this journey to access skilled birth attendants, but home births are also risky due to a lack of qualified help. Yemen's healthcare system is devastated by nine years of civil war, leaving fewer than half of the country's hospitals functional, and only one in five can provide maternal and newborn services. The 香港六合彩开奖 Nations Population Fund鈥檚 () appeal for funding to sustain programs for women and girls in 2023 was only 57% funded by the end of the year, which has severe consequences for women and girls in Yemen. With a fully funded appeal, UNFPA would be able to support more health facilities, improve the health outcomes for women and girls, and reduce preventable deaths.