Ensuring rights and choices for all


12 July 2019

Joint mission to Mali by UN Regional Directors Group and regional partners’ wraps up

The joint mission of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group for West and Central Africa, headed by Mr. Mabingué Ngom, wrapped up a four-day visit to Mali, on 12 July 2019. The mission included regional partners such as representatives of the G5 Sahel and the Liptako-Gourma Integrated Development Authority. The aim was

12 July 2019

Niger, SWEDD: round table for resource mobilization to increase public and private investment

  The financial resource mobilization round table of the Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend in the Sahel (SWEDD) project, under the theme, “Investing in Women's Empowerment and Human Capital as a Development Strategy for Growth,” was held on Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Niamey, Niger. Organized on the sidelines of the

11 July 2019

Want to improve women’s lives and countries’ prospects for prosperity? Expand contraceptive choice.

Her life. Her choice. Our future.     Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether, when and how often to become pregnant. That right was reaffirmed in 1994 in Cairo at the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where 179 governments agreed that sexual and reproductive health is

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