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This year the day is dedicated to putting the brakes of Covid 19 and the question is how to safeguard Health and rights of women and girls.

The covid-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic impacts on women and girls globally.

Extended the lockdowns will likely lead to million more cases of violence in the home, of unintended pregnancies and of child marriages.

"On this important day we call upon all partners to not forget the women and girls during the pandemic.

Women do not stop delivering babies in crisis.

Together we will get through this".