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11 September 2019
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Watch, listen and feel this all too common story of Maria and Suzanne, told through traditional Rwandan Inanga (an oval-shaped harp, one of the oldest and most revered traditional music instruments... Read more
2 September 2019
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UNFPA Rwanda’s Road to Nairobi continues as staff, government officials and partners assisted the local community in building an actual road as part of Rwanda’s Umuganda - a Rwanda homegrown solution... Read more
30 August 2019
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Mahama Refugee Camp, one of Rwanda’s six refugee camps, hosts over 60,000 Burundian refugees. Nearly 25% of the total refugee population are adolescents and youth between the ages of 10 and 24 (UNHCR... Read more
12 August 2019
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As envisioned by the Agenda 2063 Framework Document: “Africa’s young people are the principal engine for fostering development at all levels. By 2063, Africa’s children and youth will be fully... Read more
6 August 2019
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Photo: A Congolese refugee at a health facility receives family planning information and services from a nurse in Mugombwa Camp.
“My name is Desange Mukantwali and I am 28 years old. I married five years ago and have two kids. I left Congo when I was 23 years old and got married on my way to Rwanda, in Nkamira Transit Center.... Read more
29 July 2019
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Photo: Partnerships for ICPD25 - Officials from UNFPA, UN Women, Parliamentarian, Mayor of Rusizi District, AfriYAN, key partners join Rwandans in celebrations of World Population Day in Rusizi District.
On July 11th, 2019, Rwanda joined the world in celebrating World Population Day (WPD) with the rural community of Rusizi District to reach the last mile. Rusizi is the farthest district from the... Read more
9 July 2019
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ICPD Unfinished Business: Commitments from Rwanda Parliaments’ Advocacy Meeting on Family Planning
Twenty-five years ago in 1994, 179 governments gathered in Cairo at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and reached the consensus that an individual’s freedom to make... Read more
27 May 2019
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Photo: Front Hon. Rose Mary Mbabazi, Minister of Youth, H.E Amb. Kim Eung-joong, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea. Standing (L– R) Mark Bryan Schreiner, UNFPA Representative, Stephen Rodrigues, UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Mr. Lee Byung Hwa, KOICA Country Director, Ms. Kampeta Sayinzoga, Director General, National Industrial Research and Development Agency, and Managing Director, Liquid Telecommunications during the signing ceremony
The number of adolescents living today is higher than at any other time in history. This means that this generation will largely drive the outcomes of all the sustainable developments goals.... Read more
24 May 2019
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more
14 May 2019
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Photo: Midwives presented a sketch on their services with a mother during labor supported by her partners
UNFPA joined the globe to celebrate international day of the Midwife with Rwanda Association of Midwives and the Ministry of Health and Rwanda Biomedical Center. This year’s theme; ‘’Midwives -... Read more

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