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23 February 2017

Cameroon: Empowering youth to achieve social cohesion

Maroua, Cameroon- "My village was attacked by Boko Haram. They killed my uncle and all the men. Women and children were spared.” Sylvie Tokofi, 18 years, told UNFPA in Maroua, the capital city in the Far North...

1 February 2017

Much more needed in family planning to achieve Africa’s development goals

ADDIS ABABA, 31 January 2017: Africa cannot attain vital goals in continental and global development agendas without ensuring access to voluntary family planning to millions of its women and girls. Progress has been...

14 October 2016

STATEMENT FROM UNFPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dr. Babatunde Ostimehin

UNITED NATIONS, New York/Dakar/ABUJA, 14 October 2016 — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, welcomes the release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls who were captured by Boko Haram. UNFPA commends the Nigerian Government’s...

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With your help we can #EndFGM - Join changemakers from West & Central Africa
With your help we can #EndFGM - Join changemakers from West & Central Africa
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Avec votre soutien nous pouvons mettre fin aux #MGF - Romuald le juge
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Avec votre soutien nous pouvons mettre fin aux #MGF - Thierno l'Iman
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Publications

AU ROADMAP ON HARNESSINGTHE DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDENDTHROUGH INVESTMENTSIN YOUTH In response...
Adolescent health and development are foundations for a country’s economic development...
The 28th ordinary session of the African Union held from 22- 31 January 2017 in Addis...
Agenda 2063: Advocacy for the Demographic Dividend
This booklet, developed by UNFPA Tchad, explains the challenges of the Demographic...