#UNFPA Supplies

  • Article: Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

    Why COVID-19 Response Efforts Need to Consider That Pandemics Hit Women and Girls the Hardest

    By Erica SanchezLeah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|March 25, 2020

    Women and girls are disproportionately at risk of domestic violence, financial insecurity, and more. Read more

  • Article: How the UN Is Tackling Maternal Mortality in the Country With the Highest Rates in the World

    How the UN Is Tackling Maternal Mortality in the Country With the Highest Rates in the World

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 10, 2020

    In Sierra Leone, one in 17 mothers face a lifetime risk of dying while giving birth. Read more

  • Article: How Safe Spaces Are Helping to Prevent Child Marriage in Sierra Leone

    How Safe Spaces Are Helping to Prevent Child Marriage in Sierra Leone

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 20, 2019

    In Sierra Leone, nearly 40% of girls are married before age 18. Read more

  • Article: These Are the Women Lighting Up Clinics in Sierra Leone With Solar Power

    These Are the Women Lighting Up Clinics in Sierra Leone With Solar Power

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 20, 2019

    In Sierra Leone, women sometimes give birth without electricity. Read more

  • Article: How Investigating Deaths Could Help Put an End to High Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone

    How Investigating Deaths Could Help Put an End to High Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 20, 2019

    Health workers in Sierra Leone spoke to Global Citizen about the country's high maternal mortality. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Nurse Educating People About Reproductive Health in Sierra Leone's Markets

    Meet the Nurse Educating People About Reproductive Health in Sierra Leone's Markets

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 19, 2019

    Gladys Goba explains how community outreach events help destigmatize sexual and reproductive health. Read more

  • Article: How UNFPA Supplies Is Working to Improve Women’s and Girls’ Reproductive Health

    How UNFPA Supplies Is Working to Improve Women’s and Girls’ Reproductive Health

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 11, 2019

    The UN estimates 230 million adolescent girls and women lack access to contraception. Read more

  • Article: A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 2, 2019

    Over $7 billion in commitments are set to impact 121 million lives — and it’s already happening. Read more