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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
31 July 2019
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DODOMA, Tanzania—Around 1,000 people mostly between the ages of 18 to 35 visited a “health village” set up by UNFPA in Nyerere Square, where they could access voluntary family planning and... Read more
19 July 2019
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AWEIL, South Sudan – Arek Chuor, 32, expects to deliver her seventh child in September. It will be her last, she insists. A childhood polio infection has left her with impaired mobility, including a... Read more
17 July 2019
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BEIRA, Mozambique – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres visited regions of Mozambique that were affected by Cyclone Idai*, one of the worst-ever tropical cyclone to affect the southern... Read more
17 July 2019
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LUANDA, Angola – Despite remarkable gains in ensuring rights and choices in Angola, there is still a long way to go, said UNFPA Representative in Angola, Florbela Fernandes. The struggle will... Read more
17 July 2019
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LILONGWE, Malawi – Media in Malawi have committed to ensuring the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) agenda is kept in the public domain by writing a greater number of... Read more
17 July 2019
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MAPUTO, Mozambique – “It is more important than ever to have young people at the table, bringing their perspectives and ideas,” said Andrea Wojnar, UNFPA Representative in Mozambique, during the... Read more
12 July 2019
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JUBA, South Sudan – At age 47, Angelina Akongo was the oldest of 73 midwifery and nursing students from Juba and Kajo Keji to graduate this year – and she feels like a brand new person. “I am a... Read more
10 July 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Population Day Her life. Her choice. Our future Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether, when and how often to... Read more
8 July 2019
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VANCOUVER, Canada—As the 2030 Agenda nears its fifth birthday, work is off track on reaching international targets specific to adolescent girls and young people, which were adopted by UN Member... Read more

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