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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
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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
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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
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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

4 October 2019
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Real men respect women, says school for husbands in Burkina Faso

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

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 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

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