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29 August 2016

Giving birth amid Boko Haram insurgency; UNFPA reaching millions with care

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Zarah Bunu was just a teenager when she was forced to flee her home in north-eastern Nigeria two years ago. The steady drumbeat of fear and violence caused by the Boko Haram insurgency pushed her and millions of others into displacement. Her circumstances grew even more worrying a year ago, when she learned...

28 August 2016

African leaders, partners commit to actions to empower youth, women to transform Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya, 28 August 2016. African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, agreed today on more international actions to empower youth and women to achieve a demographic dividend and transform Africa.

17 August 2016

Keep girls in school and unlock their power to become economic assets, says UNFPA

ABUJA, Nigeria – Naja’atu Idress is 15 years old. After graduating from primary school at age 10, she hawked for three years to support her parents with a daily stipend. At age 13 a suitor was handpicked for her and she would have been a bride but for the intervention of the Adolescent Girls Initiative (AGI). AGI is the United...

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Girl Child Education
Girl Child Education
Exploiter le dividende démographique et investir dans notre futur avec la jeunesse africaine
Exploiter le dividende démographique et investir dans notre futur avec la jeunesse africaine
10° aniversário da Carta Africana sobre a Juventude (Banjul + 10)
10° aniversário da Carta Africana sobre a Juventude (Banjul + 10)
10e anniversaire de la Charte africaine de la jeunesse (Banjul +10)
10e anniversaire de la Charte africaine de la jeunesse (Banjul +10)
10th Anniversary of the Adoption of the African Youth Charter (Banjul +10)
10th Anniversary of the Adoption of the African Youth Charter (Banjul +10)

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Le samedi 30 juillet dernier, la place de l’indépendance de la ville de Korhogo qui...
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED), UNFPA and partners celebrated...

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