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9 November 2018
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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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Abala District, AFAR REGION: Hawa Abdella has circumcised countless girls and conducted numerous deliveries as a traditional birth attendant for more than thirty years.  She does not deny the pain... Read more
26 October 2018
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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
21 October 2018
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In his meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia and Chairman of the Population and Housing Census Commission, H.E. Ato Demeke Mekonnen, this week the Deputy Executive Director of UNFPA, Mr... Read more
20 October 2018
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UNFPA’s flagship report that was continentally launched on 17 October in partnership with the African Union says the power to choose the number, timing and spacing of children can bolster economic... Read more
20 October 2018
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GAMBELLA, Ethiopia—UNFPA’s Deputy Executive Director (Programme), Dereje Wordofa, and a team of UNFPA Regional Directors and Country Representatives this week visited Gambella, one of nine ethnic... Read more
19 October 2018
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A strategy meeting on the Horn of Africa and Yemen was held by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, in Addis Ababa on 13 and 14 October to develop a framework and action plan to guide the Fund’... Read more
15 October 2018
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A mission led by the Deputy Executive Director–Programme of UNFPA, Mr. Dereje Wordofa, paid a one-day visit to the Gambella Region of Ethiopia today as a follow-up to the strategy meeting  that was... Read more
11 October 2018
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Dr. Natalia Kanem Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund Statement on the Occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child 11 October 2018   We believe in the power of... Read more
5 October 2018
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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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