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26 August 2015
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“I have value”: Brave polio survivor overcomes every obstacle

NIAMEY, Niger – Barira Harouna, 16, is unlike any of other girl in her village, Bargaja, in Niger’s Maradi Region. At only 2 years old, she was paralyzed by polio. Two years later, her father died.... Read more

25 August 2015
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UNFPA Leads Sub Regional Efforts to Restore Maternal Health Services to Post Ebola Liberia

Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia has intensified efforts to rebuild its health services, including maternal and newborn health left exposed as a result of the major Ebola Virus Disease outbreak. The... Read more

25 August 2015
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Nigeria: His Eminence, Sultan of Sokoto ready to partner with UNFPA

Sokoto, Nigeria. On 13 August 2015, his Eminence, Sultan of Sokoto – Sa’ad Muhammadu Abubakar III has indicated his readiness to partner with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to promote... Read more

14 August 2015
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Noble Energy and the UNFPA sign a Funding Agreement to support the Government of Equatorial Guinea scale up its healthcare services

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 14 August 2015. In an effort to support the Government of Equatorial Guinea scale up its healthcare services and further improve maternal, Noble Energy EG Ltd. and UNFPA,... Read more

5 August 2015
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Family planning fair dispels rumours, empowers women

AHUA, Côte d’Ivoire – As the crowds poured into the fairground in Ahua Village, in rural Côte d’Ivoire, it was clear that this would not be an ordinary festival. Instead of games and prizes, the... Read more

5 August 2015
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Silent no more: Radio in Cameroon amplifies the voices of women and girls

MOKOLO, Cameroon – Conditions are often harrowing for women and girls in Cameroon’s Far North Region. Violence, child marriage and maternal death are all too familiar experiences in this part of the... Read more

4 August 2015
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Silent no more: Radio in Cameroon amplifies the voices of women and girls

MOKOLO, Cameroon – Conditions are often harrowing for women and girls in Cameroon’s Far North Region. Violence, child marriage and maternal death are all too familiar experiences in this part of the... Read more

28 July 2015
Press Release

The Mano River Union and the United Nations Population Fund sign a Memorandum of Understanding to revitalize partnership

Malabo, 20 July 2015. In an effort to provide a sub-regional scope to address cross border issues, the Mano River Union (MRU) and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, have signed a Memorandum... Read more

21 July 2015
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Mano River Maternal Health Response (MRMR): A Call to Action for an Innovative Country-driven Initiative

Malabo, 19 July 2015. Ministers and high level officials from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone; the African Union Commission (AUC); the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS); the Mano... Read more

2 July 2015
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Ebola prompts efforts to boost condom use in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia – “I am HIV-positive, and I am sure I acquired the virus through sexual contact,” said Stephen McGill, of the group Stop AIDS in Liberia, at the launch of a campaign promoting... Read more

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