As the Women Deliver conference starts in Copenhagen, the UN agency responsible for reducing global maternal mortality faces a £98m shortfall
The UN agency responsible for ending deaths in childbirth is facing a $140m (£98m) shortfall in its budget this year, putting the lives of tens of thousands of women at risk.
The UN population fund, UNFPA, had been expecting about $482m (£335m) from member states this year for its core budget, which funds operational costs. But huge cuts from some of the agency’s largest donors means it will now receive around $340m (£237m).
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