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2 November 2017
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The “Untold Stories” of girls rescued from child marriages

Lilongwe- UNFPA Malawi country office, in March 2017, embarked on an ambitious project to document a sample of 50 girls that have been rescued from child marriages and put back in school. The girls... Read more

11 October 2017
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EmPOWER girls: before, during and after crises

Girls today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways. Prosperity and nutrition are improving, child marriage and teenage pregnancy are declining, and female educational... Read more

4 October 2017
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Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more

18 September 2017
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TuneMe-Handy for Peer Educators

Every week, she has a session on sexual and reproductive health with primary and secondary school students within and outside Lilongwe City. All along, she used to carry printed copies of SRH... Read more

3 August 2017
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20 YEAR OLD JENIPHER CAMPAIGNS FOR 1000 BICYCLES IN THE US

Like any other young girl, Jenipher Sanni has dreams of making it big in life. She has just completed her secondary school O level examinations this year. At only 20, she has lived two different... Read more

28 July 2017
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Family Planning has given me more freedom

At 32 years and working as a ground labour at Mlomba health centre, she has a vision of becoming a nurse.  She claims to be in good health and has adequate time to take care of her two children.... Read more

10 July 2017
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MESSAGE FOR WORLD POPULATION DAY, 11 July 2017

Every day, vulnerable women, especially those who are poor and are refugees, face social, economic and geographic obstacles to voluntary family planning services and information. Fifty years ago... Read more

29 June 2017
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Malawi launches the 2017 African Union theme

The Minister of Youth, Labour and Manpower development in Malawi with support from UNFPA launched the 2017 African Union theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth.”... Read more

6 June 2017
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UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 5 June 2017—With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his... Read more

22 May 2017
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“I have done more than 800 Obstetric fistula repairs in three years”– The story of Dr. Enette Chipungu

Lilongwe, Malawi - Every day she walks into the Fistula repair centre at Bwaila Hospital in Lilongwe with delight and hope to restore women’s dignity through Obstetric Fistula repairing. It is the... Read more

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