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8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hailed the strong partnership between his government and UNFPA during a meeting with UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, at State House in... Read more

26 February 2019
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UNFPA engages Malawi Editors forum on new Country Programme

Lilongwe - The Editors forum in Malawi were engaged in a dialogue session with UNFPA Malawi country team on the prevailing challenges that could slow down progress towards the achievement of the... Read more

23 January 2019
Press Release

THE NAIROBI SUMMIT TO ADVANCE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF ACTION

JOINT PRESS RELEASE   THE NAIROBI SUMMIT TO ADVANCE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME OF ACTION UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019 —... Read more

18 January 2019
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Malawi's 2018 Census preliminary results released

The preliminary results for the 2018 Population and housing census reveal an annual intercensal growth rate of 2.9% and an overall population growth of 35%. ‘This growth rate is typical of a country... Read more

14 November 2018
News

Female chief from Malawi uses her power to end harmful practices against girls and women

MWANZA, Salima, Malawi—Married at the tender age of 14, Traditional Authority Mwanza, one of Malawi’s female chiefs, knows only too well the opportunities that are lost when girls are married off... Read more

9 November 2018
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Manufacturing condoms in Africa: an urgent health and economic priority

As development partners, governments, donors, experts and other agencies gather in Kigali, Rwanda from 12-15 November for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo,... Read more

26 October 2018
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Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend - State of World Population 2018 launch in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—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... Read more

17 October 2018
Statement

The Power of Choice

The power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic and social development, new UNFPA report shows   UNITED NATIONS, New York, 17 October 2018--The global trend... Read more

11 October 2018
Statement

A Skilled GirlForce is a force for change!

We believe in the power of girls to change this world for the better. Let’s give them the chance. Too many girls face roadblocks on their journey to adulthood. Child marriage and adolescent pregnancy... Read more

5 October 2018
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Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more

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