$683 million appeal to deliver reproductive health services, where they’re most needed
February 12, 2020. The UN reports:
The sexual and reproductive health agency has launched a $683 million appeal this year to assist nearly 48 million women, girls and young people in 57 countries affected by conflict or natural disasters.
“Women and girls pay a high price in conflicts that they had no role in creating. It is time to prioritize their rights, safety and dignity in humanitarian action. During crises and conflict, violence against women and girls is staggering”, said Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director.
“Women do not stop getting pregnant and having babies when crisis strikes. We must provide them with the services and the support they need.”
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