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Women face a variety of heightened risks due to Covid-19 and there's need to safeguard them: UNFPA

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As coronavirus pandemic has sickened 12 million people and left more than half a million dead, women and girls have been disproportionately affected, with sexual and reproductive health services being curtailed. Today is 11 July, World Population Day, and UNFPA is calling attention to the needs and vulnerabilities of women and girls amid the global pandemic, and the efforts needed to secure their health.