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25 July 2016
In UNFPA, it is our mandate and mission, in our modest means, to support countries in using population data for policies and programs. In the same spirit, UNFPA has supported production of quality... Read more
15 July 2016
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Photo L-R: Mukabalisa Donatile, Rwanda Parliament Speaker, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, African Union Commission Chairperson, and Dr. Diane Gashuma, Rwanda Minister of Gender and Family Promotion in... Read more
11 July 2016
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Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world
The teenage years are for some girls a time of exploration, learning and increasing autonomy. But for many others, it is a time of increasing vulnerability and exclusion from rights and opportunities... Read more
1 June 2016
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DHS DISSEMINATION
According to the recently disseminated 5th Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) by the Ministry of Health and the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) with support from UN Agencies and... Read more
12 May 2016
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“We have to go further, we need to accelerate it. We need to use these kinds of methods of delivery so we get more people to come to the health center and get the reality of family planning services... Read more
5 May 2016
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UNFPA Representative handing over certificates of recognition to  midwifery students. “Well-trained and supported midwives working in communities are uniquely positioned to provide the compassionate... Read more
4 May 2016
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Despite being refugees, youth and adolescents have a right to access basic information and services on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) to avoid early pregnancies, HIV and other sexually... Read more
27 April 2016
Comprehensive sexuality education is vital in curbing cases of unwanted pregnancies and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases as it ensures that young people are equipped with competencies they... Read more
7 March 2016
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Response to crises should focus more on women’s and girls’ sexual reproductive health needs.  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged world leaders to do more to cater for the... Read more
10 February 2016
The State of the World Midwifery Report indicated that when midwives are well trained, they are properly equipped and supported. And if all women deliver with a midwife in a fully functioning BEmONC... Read more

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