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11 July

World Population Day
Theme: “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies”

12 August

International Youth Day

19 August

World Humanitarian Day

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The Mano River Union and the United Nations Population Fund sign a Memorandum of Understanding to revitalize partnership

Malabo, 20 July 2015. In an effort to provide a sub-regional scope to address cross border issues, the Mano River Union (MRU) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the margins of the International Conference on Africa’s Fight against Ebola. more

Mano River Maternal Health Response (MRMR): A Call to Action for an Innovative Country-driven Initiative

Malabo, 19 July 2015. Ministers and high level officials from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone; the African Union Commission (AUC); the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); the Mano River Union (MRU); UNFPA, the United Nation Population Fund; the United Nations Agencies and development partners have met to bring a collective response to the challenges related to the impact of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on maternal, newborn and adolescent health as well as youth development in light of harnessing the demographic dividend for sustainable development. more

Ebola prompts efforts to boost condom use in Liberia

A campaign to promote the use of condoms has been launched. It covers the entire country for an initial period of six months hopes to reach about 1.5 million people. So far, about 460,000 condoms have been distributed. more

School campaign aims to help Côte d’Ivoire reap demographic dividend

DAKAR, Senegal – "I knew I was pregnant, but I talked to my classmate, not my parents or my teachers,” said Amina, 18, a student in Daoukro, Côte d’Ivoire. “My parents were very upset and not kind. They rejected me." more

UNFPA restores health and dignity of rescued girls in Nigeria

Yola, May 18, 2015 - After the trauma of being forcefully captured from their homes, starved almost to death and violently abused by their abductors, victims of the Boko Haram insurgency begin the process of healing through psychosocial support provided by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in partnership with the Japanese Government. 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