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19 September 2019
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WINDHOEK, Namibia—Midwives, health-care providers and professional associations are the closest to delivering on the promise of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) to... Read more
18 September 2019
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KOLA TEMBEIN DISTRICT, Tigray Region, Ethiopia—Earlier this year, Haderu Gebray, 15, and her parents were arrested for planning her wedding. Child marriage is illegal in Ethiopia yet her father, who... Read more
10 September 2019
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KAMPALA, Uganda—Young people in Uganda are experiencing a pushback and backlash regarding their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), particularly in regards to sexuality education,... Read more
3 September 2019
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PRETORIA, South Africa -- Twelve-year old Yola Mgogwana’s face beams with excitement when she is asked to share what she is doing to mitigate global climate change. “I [make] eco-bricks with rubbish... Read more
2 September 2019
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“Women bear the brunt of extreme weather events because they lack economic, political and legal power.” Action needs to be escalated regarding climate change to create a sustainable green future,... Read more
30 August 2019
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LILONGWE, Malawi—“Many young people are making wrong choices because information about sexual and reproductive health is not easily available,” said youth activist Jenifer Sani. “Even when the... Read more
27 August 2019
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Twenty-five years ago, world leaders acknowledged the threats of climate change at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). In the Programme of Action, they recognized that... Read more
13 August 2019
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The United Nations’ High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals met at ministerial level, ahead of the September SDG Summit under the theme ‘Empowering people and ensuring... Read more
2 August 2019
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—Caroline had just completed her high school education when she found out that she was six months pregnant. But her boyfriend abandoned her and she found she was no longer... Read more
1 August 2019
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MASERU, Lesotho—Young people of Lesotho signed a far-reaching commitment to sexual and reproductive health and rights, that includes holding themselves accountable for implementation of the... Read more

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