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12 September

United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation World Humanitarian Day

15-22 September

70th Session of the UN General Assembly

1 October

International Day of Older Persons

11 October

International Day of the Girl Child. " Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the cycle of violence"

17 October

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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“Improving the rights of the girl child should be a priority for all”: Ban Ki-moon

Abuja, Nigeria – “We are committed to ensuring that every adolescent girl, regardless of her age, culture or background has access to equitable and quality education and importantly expresses her right to live and not be a child bride [decide when she wants to get married],” said the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, during his visit to Junior Secondary School Garki. more

UNFPA Leads Sub Regional Efforts to Restore Maternal Health Services to Post Ebola Liberia

Liberia has intensified efforts to rebuild its health services, including maternal and newborn health left exposed as a result of the major Ebola Virus Disease outbreak. more

Nigeria: His Eminence, Sultan of Sokoto ready to partner with UNFPA

Sokoto, Nigeria. On 13 August, his Eminence, Sultan of Sokoto – Sa’ad Muhammadu Abubakar III has indicated his readiness to partner with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to promote girl child education, reduce maternal deaths and prevent fistula. more

Noble Energy and the UNFPA sign a Funding Agreement to support the Government of Equatorial Guinea scale up its healthcare services

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 14 August 2015. In an effort to support the Government of Equatorial Guinea scale up its healthcare services and further improve maternal, Noble Energy EG Ltd. and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, have signed a Funding Agreement. more

Silent no more: Radio in Cameroon amplifies the voices of women and girls

MOKOLO, Cameroon – Conditions are often harrowing for women and girls in Cameroon’s Far North Region. Violence, child marriage and maternal death are all too familiar experiences in this part of the country.
But these grave concerns are being tackled head-on in an unexpected place: The local 95.8 FM radio station.
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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