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The Economic and Social Women Empowerment and Protection of Women and Girls from Harmful Traditional Practices Project was officially closed today in the presence of partners and stakeholders. The 16 months project financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation was implemented in 9 localities in the Hadiya and Wolayta Zones of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR). UNFPA oversaw...
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019— The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own bodies and shape their own futures. But despite the gains made over the past 50 years, since the establishment of UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, the world still has a long way to go before...
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Basoliben District, Amhara Region of ETHIOPIA: In Ethiopia, rural women like Fikre Molla, who spent their last days of pregnancy in Maternity Waiting Homes and gave birth at a health institution, are increasing in number. Maternity waiting homes are contributing to increase in the utilization of maternal health services particularly among women living in rural areas where distance, topography, and road access are ac...

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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

12 November 2019
Accelerating the promise This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ground breaking International Conference on...