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30 November 2018
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Nsengimana Jean de Dieu and his wife Mukabutera Seraphine
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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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
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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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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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
11 July 2018
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Rwanda Joins the Globe to Celebrate World Population Day, 11 July
  Fifty years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number and the spacing of their children,” at the United Nations International... Read more
27 June 2018
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Technology driven approaches offer a good solution, particularly in light of Rwanda’s efforts to reach the most remote areas of the country, and to leave no one behind. In this regard, Rwanda has... Read more
22 June 2018
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“Whether women live or die in a crisis often depends on whether they can get basic sexual and reproductive health services, which too often take a back seat to other urgent needs, like food and... Read more
11 June 2018
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  NEW YORK, United States—UNFPA’s eighth Rwanda Country Programme 2018-2023 was approved by the Executive Board yesterday following a compelling statement outlining the Fund’s key achievements in the... Read more
11 June 2018
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Uwimana Sandrine, 18, a young mother with her baby of one year and nine months living in Munyamyumba Sector, Rubavu District. She got pregnant in Secondary form 3 and dropped out after giving birth because she didn’t have anyone to look after her new born baby.Uwimana Sandrine, 18, a young mother with her baby of one year and nine months living in Munyamyumba Sector, Rubavu District. She got pregnant in Secondary form 3 and dropped out after giving birth because she didn’t have anyone to look after her new
Teenage pregnancy and early motherhood takes enormous effects on girls’ education, discrimination, stigmatization, and low income earning potential which leads to continuous poverty. Most girls who... Read more

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