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1 February 2017
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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.... Read more
14 October 2016
Press Release
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... Read more
20 September 2016
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World Bank Vice President Keith Hansen, President Idriss Déby of Chad, President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and moderator Folly... Read more
20 September 2016
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  NATIONS UNIES, New York/BAGRE, Burkina Faso – Des Présidents, des ministres, et des fonctionnaires des Nations Unies et de la Banque mondiale se sont rencontrés hier au siège de l'ONU à New York... Read more
29 August 2016
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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... Read more
28 August 2016
Press Release
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... Read more
17 August 2016
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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. At age 13 a suitor was handpicked for her and she... Read more
8 August 2016
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120 out of school girls in Ilaje community, Lagos State, benefited from «Expanding Access of Slum Dwelling Out-of-School Girls to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Family Planning Services”, a UNFPA... Read more
14 July 2016
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Dialakoro is a sub-prefecture of Mandiana located in Upper Guinea between Kankan and Siguiri. The sub-prefecture of Dialakoro has 64,564 inhabitants, 9 health posts, 14 districts, and over 300... Read more
13 July 2016
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Investing in African teenage girls to save Africa's future © UNFPA The people of West and Central Africa are young – nearly two-thirds haven’t yet celebrated their 24th birthday. This young... Read more

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