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1 December 2019
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Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World AIDS Day

Communities make the difference This World AIDS Day, UNFPA recognizes the vital role of communities in delivering sexual and reproductive health services that help prevent HIV transmission and... Read more

25 November 2019
Statement

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Message from Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of UNFPA, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women __ The crime of rape is a severe human rights violation, yet it... Read more

13 November 2019
Press Release
The Demographic Dividend in the Sahel at the Nairobi Summit

The Demographic Dividend in the Sahel at the Nairobi Summit

A session on "Demographic Dividend in the Sahel" was held on 13 November 2019 at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) in Nairobi, Kenya. The event organized by the... Read more

12 November 2019
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Reaping the Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa and promising projects: SWEDD and MUSKOKA

Reaping the Demographic Dividend in West and Central Africa and promising projects: SWEDD and MUSKOKA

Twenty-five years after the Cairo International Conference on Population and Development, while significant progress is being made in other parts of the world, West and Central Africa seems to be... Read more

12 November 2019
News

ICPD - UNFPA WCARO Demographic Dividend Session

We look forward to welcoming you to UNFPA WCARO Demographic Dividend Please find the link to download the Event App, providing you with helpful information, meeting agenda and links you will need to... Read more

25 October 2019
Press Release

Regional strategy to combat sexual violence related to armed conflict

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Regional Office for West and Central Africa is organizing a regional consultation on Gender-Based Violence in humanitarian settings in West and Central... Read more

15 October 2019
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UNFPA aims to accelerate unmet needs in Family Planning by 2030

  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
News
Présentation de l'ouvrage sur le partenariat stratégique à Paris

"42% of girls abandon the school system before high school, because of unwanted pregnancies and early marriages" says Mabingue Ngom in Paris

"42% of girls abandon the school system before high school, because of unwanted pregnancies and early marriages," said the Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund for West and Central... Read more

11 October 2019
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GirlForce:  Unscripted and unstoppable on the road to Nairobi and beyond!

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
News

Statement of the Executive Director on World Mental Health Day

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

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