UNFPA: Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted,
every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.
29 August 2016
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
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
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...