UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.
27 September 2016
YANGON, Myanmar — A new census report uncovers stark realities: 2,800 women die each year in childbirth and pregnancy; and one in five deaths among young women is a maternal death.
26 September 2016
Building on an initiative that began earlier this year, UNFPA and the Myanmar Anti-Narcotics Drug Association (MANA) is organizing a series of capacity building trainings to raise awareness about gender-based violence (GBV) for the police of Myanmar in Rakhine, Kachin and Northern Shan States, where GBV is pr...
23 September 2016
Standing proudly in front of the ambulance, Ko Win Naung remembers when the initiative was first suggested. “It was on a rainy day in August, 2015, he said, “I was chatting with my friends. A friend recounted his experience of accompanying a referral case to Yangon Central Women’s Hospital.