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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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Chad: National Campaign to End Child Marriage Takes off

The national campaign to end child marriage - “All together, let’s put an end to the Marriage of Children” - was launched on 14 March 2015 at the Presidential Palace under the high patronage of the presidential couple, and in the presence of high level national authorities, traditional and religious authorities, civil society leaders, heads of diplomatic missions, the UNFPA Representative to the African Union (AU) and UN system Representatives in Chad. more

Nigeria: Japan partners UNFPA with a grant aid of USD 2.3 million to improve access to sexual and reproductive health services in the North East

The USD 2.3 million grant to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund was allocated on 4 March 2015 by the Government of Japan to reduce maternal mortality, morbidity from sexual and reproductive health issues in conflict affected communities, especially for internally displaced persons (IDPs), of the North-East region of Nigeria. more

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
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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