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31 May 2022
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Young people attending the menstrual health workshop in Kigali

Menstrual health & hygiene: Why there is still more to be done

Women and girls often know little about the changes they will experience as they advance through life. Many girls learn about menstruation only when they reach puberty, which can be a frightening and... Read more

31 May 2022
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Seeing the unseen: End teenage pregnancy in Rwanda.

Seeing the unseen: End teenage pregnancy in Rwanda.

Nyiransabimana Joyeuse, a teen mother from Karongi district, Western part of Rwanda, got pregnant when she was 16 years old, she immediately dropped out of school and was rejected by her family. She... Read more

13 May 2022
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Improving the quality of service delivery for women and girls in humanitarian settings with support from Japan.

Improving the quality of service delivery for women and girls in humanitarian settings with support from Japan

Around the World, UNFPA joins hands with partners to provide support in humanitarian settings to save the lives of women and girls, with a special focus on sexual and reproductive health, and... Read more

30 April 2022
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Expanding access to family planning for women and girls in Rwanda

On a sunny day, at Bugarama Health Center in Rusizi District, Ms. Nyiranzwinimana Ancille, who is 35 years old is sitting with a healthcare provider providing her antenatal care services. She looked... Read more

31 March 2022
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Family Planning, a cornerstone for sustainable development!

Rwanda committed to delivering on the promise of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and to guaranteeing reproductive rights and ensuring equitable and universal access to health care,... Read more

23 March 2022
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Ensuring Life-Saving Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian settings

Kigali, 18 March 2022, UNFPA handed over maternal health medical equipment, to strengthen the capacity of humanitarian health facilities to deliver quality Sexual and Reproductive Health and maternal... Read more

23 March 2022
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SYP programme to contribute to improved Sexual Reproductive Health status of young people in Rwanda

The Safeguard Young People programme (SYP) is the flagship youth programme of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO). UNFPA envisions an East and... Read more

21 March 2022
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Young People in Rwanda commit to accelerate the implementation of ICPD25 action plan

Kigali, 16 March 2022, The Ministry of Health in collaboration with UNFPA and AfriYAN organized a stakeholder’s reflection meeting on the implementation of Rwanda ICPD25 commitments to self-evaluate... Read more

11 March 2022
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Gender equality and women empowerment through the African Continental Free Trade Area

Women’s contribution towards socio economic growth in Africa is widely documented and while gender equality is already enshrined into the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) legal text, more... Read more

7 March 2022
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Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies

More than 1.7 million people, mostly women and children, have now fled from their homes in Ukraine to neighbouring countries. For them, displacement... Read more

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