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21 November 2017
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Buresho Claude, 46 Veneranda Musengimana, 40, wife is a retailer of fish in Karongi market while husband is a fisherman in Lake Kivu in Western Province. The couple has five children with age space... Read more
16 November 2017
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Gone are the days when families preferred having many children for various reasons including having enough hands to till the land and seeing them as an asset when they grow. Mukeshimana Lucie aged 44... Read more
4 October 2017
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Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more
4 September 2017
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  Rwanda is one of the family planning success stories of recent history. The first decade of the 2000s brought great achievements: a dramatic rise in the country’s contraceptive prevalence rate for... Read more
10 August 2017
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World Population Day, 11 July, 2017 Report In 1989, the then-Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recommended that 11 July be observed as World Population Day. An... Read more
10 August 2017
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Harnessing youth potential through health is critical to Africa’s demographic dividend         The world today is home to 1.8 billion young people... Read more
15 July 2017
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Couples embrace Family planning for economic stability
“For women to reach their full potential and be more economically productive, they must be able to exercise their right to decide for themselves whether, when or how often to have children. Upholding... Read more
10 July 2017
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MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY 2017 Family planning: empowering people, developing nations Dr. Natalia Kanem Acting Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund 11 July 2017 ***... Read more
6 June 2017
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Hundreds of family planning stakeholders from across the country convened on 09 May 2017 to collectively commit to accelerating family planning in Rwanda. Government leadership, development partners... Read more
23 May 2017
Fistula Day: Hope, healing, and dignity for all Over the past year, I witnessed the total transformation of two women’s lives. Jumwa, from Kenya, was successfully treated for obstetric fistula at... Read more

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