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24 May 2019
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People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

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

Celebrating Midwives — Defenders of Human Rights

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

2 May 2019
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Civil Registration and Vital Statistics – collaboration towards a well- functioning system

Civil Registration and Vital Statistics – collaboration towards a well- functioning system

The Civil Registration and Vital Statistics system (CRVS) has been in Rwanda for decades but with slow progress towards proper functioning. Events captured by CRVS web based system in addition to... Read more

29 April 2019
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UNFPA Representative, Mark Bryan Schreiner, lays wreath at Ntarama Genocide memorial site

Kwibuka25: UNFPA joins commemoration of victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi

Dubbed “Kwibuka”, Kinyarwanda for remembrance, Rwanda marks the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Although it has been twenty-five years since the Genocide against the Tutsi... Read more

29 April 2019
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ICPD@25 Youth Photo Contest

UNFPA launches the ICPD@25 Youth Photo Contest

If Not Now, When? Youth in Rwanda at the centre of the ICPD Agenda This year marks the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) – a milestone in... Read more

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

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