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18 April 2019
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UNFPA Representive award one of the journalists during the event

Excellence in Health Journalism Awards – Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health

The Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) in Kigali from 5-7 March brought together more than 1800 participants to discuss new ideas and home-grown solutions to the continent’s most... Read more

10 April 2019
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Nothing About Us, Without Us – Young People on UHC

“Nothing about us, without us” – a clear message that more than 300 young people from 24 countries across Africa delivered to the delegates gathered at the 2019 Africa Health Agenda International... Read more

5 April 2019
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Girls Take Over Initiative

“Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”: International Women’s Day 2019

Girls Take Over Initiative   The “Girls Take Over” Initiative was aimed at providing a shadowing experience to young women in Rwanda, drawing on the evidence that having role models and career... Read more

8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hailed the strong partnership between his government and UNFPA during a meeting with UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, at State House in... Read more

8 March 2019
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Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices

Women and innovation: a blueprint for rights and choices

Everywhere, new technologies and innovations are transforming the way we work, the way we communicate, the way we interact with each other and with our environment, and the way we live, in ways... Read more

22 February 2019
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UNFPA Opens Office in Republic of Korea: Celebrating Growing Partnership in Rwanda

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is strengthening its longstanding relationship with the Republic of Korea by opening a Liaison Office in Seoul. The new office will facilitate even closer... Read more

13 February 2019
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Japan and UNFPA partner to restore dignity for Burundi refugees

Japan and UNFPA partner to restore dignity for Burundi refugees

  Women and especially adolescent girls are among the most vulnerable and exposed to risks including unintended pregnancies, STIs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) and Sexual & Gender Based... Read more

24 January 2019
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EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICA ANNUAL REPORT 2018

MESSAGE FROM THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR   Looking back on our work in 2018, we made great strides in fulfilling our promise to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights in East and Southern Africa... Read more

30 November 2018
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Nsengimana Jean de Dieu and his wife Mukabutera Seraphine

Delivering on the promise of family planning in hard to reach places

Voluntary Family planning is not only a matter of human rights for both women and men; it is central to women’s empowerment, reducing poverty and achieving sustainable development including helping... Read more

26 October 2018
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Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend - State of World Population 2018 launch in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more

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