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6 February

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

8 March

International Women's Day

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African Governments set course for a reliable civil registration and vital statistics at the service of good governance

The 3rd Conference of African Ministers responsible for Civil Registration organized by the African Union (AU) and the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), with the support of partners including UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, was held at Yamoussoukro (Côte d’Ivoire) from 9 to 13 February 2015. UNFPA reaffirmed its support to States in strengthening their civil registration and vital statistics system. more

$56 Million Needed to Provide Services in Ebola-affected Countries to Avoid Maternal Death Toll of Civil Wars Years

More than $56 million is urgently needed to provide vital reproductive, maternal and newborn health services in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. more

Fight against Ebola in Mali: The essential role of health workers posted at Bamako airport

Bamako, Mali. Since December 2014, the ritual in Bamako-Senou International Airport is the same. All passengers departing and arriving are subject to temperature screening accompanied by awareness actions through staff hired by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, as part of the fight against the Ebola virus disease in Mali. more

Guinea-Conakry: The Introduction of the Mobile Application "CommCare" in Ebola Contact Tracing and Information Management Related to Patients

“CommCare” technology has been chosen to support the implementation of the Government Response Plan against the Ebola in order to obtain timely and reliable information as well as facilitate the monitoring of the contacts. This innovative approach is the result of a combined effort between the Earth Institute at Columbia University (USA), UNFPA and the Monitoring Cell of the National Coordination against the Ebola virus. more

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
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The School of Husbands, Niger

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