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11 July

World Population Day
Theme: “Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies”

15 July

World Youth Skills Day

18 July

Nelson Mandela International Day

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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

Safeguarding the Dignity and Health of the Women and Children Rescued from the Boko Haram

Nigeria, 09 May 2015 – The Makohi camp in Yola, Adamawa State in northeastern Nigeria is home to the 275 women and children who were recently rescued from the Sambisa forest – the, strongholds of the insurgency group, Boko Haram. more

Nigeria: UNFPA provides immediate support to women and girls rescued from Boko Haram

2 May 2015. Over 400 women and children held by Boko Haram armed group were reported to have been rescued by the Nigerian army at the end of April. UNFPA country office in Nigeria quickly moved to provide immediate support to the freed women and girls in Borno and Adamawa States - in the North-Eastern - and is strengthening services in anticipation of additional freed hostages as the military steps up its offensive against the insurgents.   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