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25 November

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

1 December

World AIDS Day

10 December

Human Rights Day

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Latest publications

Guinea-Bissau: Mobile Clinic brings Family Planning closer

Bissau, Guinea-Bissau. Family planning (FP) is a human right therefore everyone should have access when the need arises. UNFPA Guinea-Bissau is supporting a project of two local NGOs to bring a Mobile Clinic to the heart of highly populated areas in the vicinity of Bissau Sector (SAB) and the region of Biombo. more

UNFPA West and Central Africa Regional Director's message for CARMMA

On 26 November 2014, taking the opportunity of the launch in Addis-Ababa of the African Health Stat Data Platform by the African Union Commission (AUC), UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa, Benoit Kalasa, in a video message congratulated AUC for its leadership in the Campaign on Accelerated reduction of maternal, newborn and child mortality in Africa (CARMMA) and the new dynamic online data platform. more

Guinea-Bissau: A new Ambassador appointed for the fight against FGM

Singer Tchuma Bari of Guinea-Bissau has been appointed National Ambassador for the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) during a gala organized on 15 November 2014. more

World’s 1.8 Billion Young Can Propel Socioeconomic Development, New UNFPA Report Shows

Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar, provided they invest heavily in young people’s education and health and protect their rights, according to The State of World Population 2014, published today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. more

In Liberia, contact tracing key to curtailing Ebola’s spread

Although there are signs the Ebola outbreak in Liberia is slowing, the fight against the disease remains an uphill battle. Underlying problems with the health system continue to impede public health responses, and rumours are discouraging people from seeking help. To extend the reach of health workers and calm fears about the outbreak, UNFPA is playing a key role in contact tracing and disease surveillance efforts. more
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The School of Husbands, Niger

 "The School of Husbands" project aims to get men actively involve in the promotion of reproductive health.

Fighting fistula in Chad
Changing family planning environment in Burkina Faso