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15 October 2019
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  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Regional Office for West and Central Africa (WCARO) is organizing a regional consultation on the essential role of ending unmet family planning needs in... Read more
11 October 2019
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Around the world, girls are challenging gender stereotypes and breaking free from the traditional roles that society has dictated for generations. More and more are saying no to child marriage and... Read more
9 October 2019
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Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2019   The mental health consequences of crisis and conflict are serious, yet often overlooked. Those... Read more
4 October 2019
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MAMBOUE, Burkina Faso – Waimbabie Gnoumou is learning to be a better husband, says his wife, Martine. That’s because he is going to a special school that teaches men exactly that. The Husbands and... Read more
25 September 2019
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Release of a unique publication on SDG 17 that promotes partnership to transform Africa and the world
An exclusive publication on the seventh Sustainable Development Goal, entitled “Goal 17 - Partnership: UNFPA's approach for transforming Africa and the world" will be published on 26 September in New... Read more
24 September 2019
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Registration opens for the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25
Registration for the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 opened, an eagerly anticipated next step towards the high-level conference. The Summit will be a watershed moment for women and girls everywhere. Taking... Read more
12 September 2019
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 SWEDD Mauritania: 20 women beneficiaries of safe spaces, winners of the competition on the best projects of Income Generating Activities, funded and trained.
As part of the SWEDD project activities, which aim to improve women and girls living conditions and to reduce gender inequalities in Mauritania, a training workshop and an award ceremony will be held... Read more
6 September 2019
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A new television programme dedicated to population issues in Africa, entitled “Population d’Afrique”, will go on air as from Saturday 7 September 2019, and throughout the year on TV5MONDE Africa and... Read more
13 August 2019
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25 Hours of DAKAR: Declaration of adolescents and young people of west and central Africa
  To amplify the voice of African youth on their way to the Nairobi Summit on CIPD25, members of the African Youth and Adolescents Network on Population and Development of West and Central (AfriYAN... Read more
9 August 2019
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Vicky the poetess
The Story of Kadiatu Oh Kadiatu, my friend, She was the brightest at our level and she was as innocent as the heaven's but that did not stop Papa Abu at age 57 to ask for her hand in marriage as... Read more

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