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1 October 2019
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JUBA/KINSHASA/NEW YORK – Betty* is a survivor. The South Sudanese teenager has risen above a horrific act of violence and reclaimed her life. But her heroic act of recovery should never have been... Read more
27 September 2019
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JUBA, South Sudan—Peace, progress and gender equality will not be possible without women enjoying their rights to sexual and reproductive health, said First Vice President General Taban Deng Gai, as... Read more
11 June 2019
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With only eight midwives and the highest maternal death rate in the world at the time of independence in 2011, South Sudan has since made great strides in ensuring maternal health care is more... Read more
24 May 2019
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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
21 May 2019
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JUBA, South Sudan—South Sudanese Vice President James Wani Igga expressed optimism that the revitalized peace agreement between the parties to the conflict lays the foundation for the implementation... Read more
20 February 2019
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Swedish Ambassador Hans Henric Lundquist and UNFPA Country Representative Dr. Mary Otieno seal a new cooperation for the new UNFPA Country Programme in South Sudan. ©Mandela Nelson Denis
Juba, South Sudan – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Government of Sweden today signed an agreement worth 120 million Swedish Krona (approximately USD 13 million) to boost sexual... Read more
13 February 2019
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Juba, South Sudan – When Poni Helen found out she was pregnant at 16 years old, she was confused and had no idea where the situation would lead. She only had one thing in mind and she was certain of... Read more
12 February 2019
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UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has launched its global Humanitarian Action Overview 2019 to appeal for $536 million to reach 35 million women, girls and young people in 64 countries,... Read more
23 January 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019 — The Government of the Republic of Kenya and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today announced the convening of a high-level conference to advance... Read more
12 December 2018
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Juba, South Sudan – Minister of Cabinet Affairs Dr. Martin Elia Lomuro told new graduates of midwifery and nursing students from Juba and Kajo Keji to take pride in their profession as they will be... Read more

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