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6 December 2018
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JUBA, South Sudan—“My periods are a nightmare as they are very painful, and I can’t get [access to] any sanitary products.” For millions of women and girls displaced by conflict and natural disasters... Read more
3 December 2018
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In June this year, leaders from the Executive branch of the Government and relevant line Ministries including State Governors, traditional and religious leaders, civil society organizations and the... Read more
3 December 2018
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The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare (MOGCSW) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today issued a joint statement calling on all sectors to act together to bring an end to child... Read more
13 November 2018
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“No! Family planning is not allowed here!” Mr. Dut, a pharmacy assistant at Aweil State Hospital, blurted out these words when asked about the family planning services at the hospital. This man, in... Read more
9 November 2018
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As development partners, governments, donors, experts and other agencies gather in Kigali, Rwanda from 12-15 November for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo,... Read more
6 November 2018
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The Japanese Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund, has reached almost a quarter of a million internally-displaced persons affected by the crisis in South Sudan with... 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
19 October 2018
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A strategy meeting on the Horn of Africa and Yemen was held by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in Addis Ababa on 13 and 14 October to develop a framework and action plan to guide the Fund’... Read more
11 October 2018
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Juba, South Sudan-- Child marriage hinders girls from exercising their rights and puts their lives and future at risk, says UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, during a national forum on child... 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

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