Significant gains have been made in improving sexual and reproductive health and advancing reproductive rights since the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development. But many people, especially the poor and vulnerable, still lack access to quality sexual and reproductive health services, including life-saving emergency obstetric care. Women and girls living with fistula are among the most marginalized and neglected, and the persistence of fistula is a grave illustration of serious inequalities and the denial of rights and dignity.
10 May, 2015, Beijing---- With the support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) China office and the Chinese social media platform Weibo.com, IFChina Studio launched the Stories of Birth, a multi-media 1000 Hour Film Project of true stories of birth and families in China.
Hangzhou, May 6, 2015 -- on the International Day of the Midwife, the “International Forum on Midwifery Professional Construction and Development in China 2015” jointly organized by Maternal and Child Health Care of China Association (CMCHA) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) was held in Hangzhou.
Today, on the International Day of the Midwife, we stand in solidarity with midwives worldwide and thank them for the life-saving work they do.