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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

16 October 2018
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Photo: Young people respond to questions to causes of teenage pregnancy during health session at YCA summit

Teen pregnancies a barrier to fulfil youth potential

The Youth Connect Africa Summit (08-10 October 2018) in Kigali brought together thousands of young people from all over Africa and the world at large. During the Health Session held under the theme... Read more

5 October 2018
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Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more

7 August 2018
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Delivering on the promise of family planning in hard to reach places

Over the month of July, Rwanda went beyond one-day event to partner with communities in a week-long outreach campaigns in rural remote areas of Karongi District to promote access to family planning... Read more

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