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Women and girls who have fled from armed conflict in Mansi in northern Myanmar receive dignity kits at the Man Weing Gyi camp. The UNFPA dignity kits help displaced women maintain their personal hygiene and sense of dignity.

25 January 2018

UNFPA dignity kits reach displaced women and girls in northern Myanmar

As people flee their homes, escaping armed conflict in northern Myanmar, UNFPA is working to meet the immediate hygiene and protection needs of the displaced women and girls. Working with partner International Rescue Committee, UNFPA reached six camps in Mansi, Kachin and in Namkhan, northern Shan. 100 dignity kits were

“I felt like a great load taken off from me”, says Win Win about being able to access contraceptives. “Now we can decide for ourselves what is appropriate for our family.“

29 December 2017

“Now I choose family planning”

“When I fell in love with my husband, I never imagined that our lives would be so harsh. We both come from poor families, we have little education, and we lacked information about many issues of life. We have seven children, and we have struggled to make ends meet, to support our growing family.” Win Win lives in Auk Chaung

The census dissemination workshop forms an additional platform for peacebuilding empowering both individuals and groups to discuss the census results for the common good.

22 December 2017

Census workshops build unity in communities emerging from conflict

“Nothing would be better than seeing many groups in communities come together and discuss for the common good” says U Yee Thant, a Senior Officer, Department of Immigration, Hpa-An District. In the past, in places like Hpa-An in Myanmar’s Kayin State that are emerging from prolonged conflict, there was rarely an atmosphere that

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