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28 May 2015
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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... Read more

5 May 2015

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... Read more

16 April 2015
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Benin: UNFPA supports the improvement of family planning services

On 8 April, UNFPA donated to the Ministry of Health of Benin a batch of equipment and medicines worth more than 883 million CFA (equivalent USD 1,500,000) in order to improve the technical equipment... Read more

30 March 2015
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African Ministers and partners underscored need for immediate action to harness the Demographic Dividend for the African Union Agenda 2063

Addis Ababa, 29 March 2015.Ministers from Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, and South Africa who spoke at the half-day High-Level Ministerial Dialogue on Harnessing the Demographic Dividend for Agenda... Read more

29 March 2015
Press Release
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director

African Ministers and partners underscored need for immediate action to harness the Demographic Dividend for the African Union Agenda 2063

Addis Ababa, 29 March 2015.Ministers from Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, and South Africa who spoke at the half-day High-Level Ministerial Dialogue on Harnessing the Demographic Dividend for Agenda... Read more

24 March 2015
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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... Read more

16 March 2015
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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... Read more

22 February 2015
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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... Read more

13 February 2015
Press Release

$56 Million Needed to Provide Services in Ebola-affected Countries to Avoid Maternal Death Toll of Civil Wars Years

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 12 February 2015—More than $56 million is urgently needed to provide vital reproductive, maternal and newborn health services in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. This... Read more

3 February 2015
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Leaving No One Behind: Building Resilience in West and Central Africa for more than 2 million IDPs in 11 countries

Sido, Chad, 3 December 2015. The Republic of Chad hosted on December 3, 2015, the regional launch of the 2015 State of World Population Report at Sido, in the Moyen-Chari Region and at the border... Read more

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