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8 November 2013
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Niamey (Niger) The president of the World bank Group, Mr Jim Yong Kim, announced on 6th November in Niger a pledge of US$200 million to improve women’s reproductive health and girls’ education in the... Read more
8 November 2013
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NIAMEY, NIGER – “You are the future of Niger, and there is no reason why UNFPA should not support you,” said UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin during a visit to the country on 6... Read more
30 October 2013
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 30 October 2013 — Motherhood in childhood is a huge global problem, especially in developing countries, where every year 7.3 million girls under 18 give birth, according to... Read more
21 October 2013
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Millions of girls around the world are still threatened by female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), despite a century of efforts to put an end to it. More than 125 million girls and women have been... Read more
9 October 2013
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—African governments today issued a strong reaffirmation of their common commitment to prioritizing the needs and rights of women, girls and young people. They also asserted that... Read more
25 September 2013
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Over 150 African youth representatives, who gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 24th to 25th September 2013, identified their priorities for population and development... Read more
13 September 2013
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Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) After several years of campaigning to end one of the most harmful traditional practices affecting women in Guinea Bissau i.e. Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), the... Read more
4 September 2013
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Dakar (Senegal) - A training workshop on HIV and "key populations" was held in Dakar, Senegal from 3rd to 5th September 2013 in a bid to strengthen the capacity of United Nations staff in the West... Read more
3 September 2013
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Bissau (Guinea-Bissau) Early marriage in Guinea Bissau is a common practice. Though it is prohibited, the enforcement of the law is still very difficult. Here, 14 years old Judite narrates her recent... Read more
22 August 2013
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Lome (Togo) - The 6th cooperation programme between the Government of Togo and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Country Programme Document (CPD 2014-2018) was presented to... Read more

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