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9 November 2018

Manufacturing condoms in Africa: an urgent health and economic priority

The East and Southern African (ESA) region, home to nearly 550 million people, has made noteworthy progress in tackling HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unmet need for family planning. Today, the region...

26 October 2018

Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend

If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and respected, said Dereje Wordofa, UNFPA Deputy...

5 October 2018

Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the implementation of the Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development (AADPD). At the end of a two-day meeting in Accra...

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