UNFPA: Reaching quake-affected pregnant women in Nepal

May 9, 2015

UNFPA’s most recent estimates indicate some 126,000 pregnant women have been affected by the disaster.

“UNFPA is also working to prevent gender-based violence, as women’s vulnerabilities are exacerbated in humanitarian crises. And UNFPA and partners are distributing dignity kits, which contain essential hygiene supplies, including soap and sanitary pads, for women and girls. UNFPA is working with partners on the ground, including the Family Planning Association of Nepal, which has established a health camp in Rampur Village that is serving hundreds of locals, most of them women, adolescent girls and children”

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