Accelerating the promise This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ground breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which took place in Cairo in 1994. At that conference, 179 governments adopted a Programme of Action, recognizing that reproductive health, women's empowerment and gender equality are the pathway to sustainable development.  Today, the world is aiming to achieve the Unit...
Lilongwe, MALAWI - The media in Malawi expressed their commitment to ensure the International Conference on Population and Development, ICPD agenda is kept in the public domain by writing more stories about it. This was said during a briefing session in Lilongwe on what has changed since the 1994 Cairo promises.
Women have a right to make their own decisions about whether, when and how often to become pregnant. That right was reaffirmed in 1994 in Cairo at the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), where 179 governments agreed that sexual and reproductive health is the foundation for sustainable development.

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