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“I want another child. But not yet.” Kyae belongs to a new generation of women in Myanmar who are making active choices about the timing of their pregnancies.

23 February 2018

The new generation of women who say: “Not yet”

Kyae Nai is 23 years old. She has been married for two years and she has one child. “I want another child. But not yet”, she says. Kyae belongs to a trailblazing new generation of women in Myanmar who are making active choices about the timing of their pregnancies. They have access to a wide range of modern contraceptives. They

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

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