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AllAfrica.com
Handy Work: How a Midwife from Zimbabwe is Improving Global Healthcarefocused on women. We need to work together to make this happen." To help make
Handy Work: How a Midwife from Zimbabwe is Improving Global Healthcare
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
focused on women. We need to work together to make this happen." To help make it happen, GE Healthcare, UNFPA, and the United Nations Population Fund will launch an online midwifery training and networking platform to connect more than 700... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Underage Mothers Seen Increasingpotential in life. Every year more than 8,000 girls drop out of school due to
Underage Mothers Seen Increasing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
potential in life. Every year more than 8,000 girls drop out of school due to untimely pregnancies. Three years ago the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) determined that every year a worrying total of 7.3 million girls aged below 18 years... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Maternal/Neonatal Week - Minister Visits MaternitiesIt is within this backdrop that the Minister of Public Health, André Mama Fouda
Maternal/Neonatal Week - Minister Visits Maternities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
It is within this backdrop that the Minister of Public Health, André Mama Fouda and the Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr Barbara Sow, yesterday June 21, 2016 visited some maternities in Yaounde not only... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNFPA Explores Cooperation With MTCWindhoek — United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) resident representative Denni
UNFPA Explores Cooperation With MTC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Windhoek — United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) resident representative Dennia Gayle, accompanied by specialists from the agency, recently paid a courtesy call on MTC with the sole aim of introducing the business of UNFPA to MTC and to further... Read more
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New Kerala
'Advertisements reinforcing gender stereotypes' - newkerala.com #78580Delhi/NCR to raise a discourse among the youth around to enhance gender equalit
'Advertisements reinforcing gender stereotypes' - newkerala.com #78580
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Delhi/NCR to raise a discourse among the youth around to enhance gender equality. The National Foundation for India (NFI), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and UN Women have provided their technical support to this action. The initiative was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Regional Anti-Child Marriage Law Raises HopesIt wishes SADC PF all "success with the execution of the model law, in particul
New Regional Anti-Child Marriage Law Raises Hopes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
It wishes SADC PF all "success with the execution of the model law, in particular the domestication and monitoring." The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says today is "a wonderful day" and congratulates SADC PF MPs for making a "landmark... Read more
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New Kerala
Government incentives for girls appear to work - somewhat - newkerala.com #77619of Dhanalakshmi, schemes that incentivise families could be a solution to the I
Government incentives for girls appear to work - somewhat - newkerala.com #77619
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
of Dhanalakshmi, schemes that incentivise families could be a solution to the Indian antipathy to girls, the report from United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) India indicated. The preference of marriage over education was the only dismal trend... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SADC MPs Adopts Model Law to Block Child Marriagesfor the countries which already has a good law on the matter, we will just use
SADC MPs Adopts Model Law to Block Child Marriages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
for the countries which already has a good law on the matter, we will just use the existing laws," said Njobvuyalema. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has since congratulated Sadc PF MPs for making a "landmark decision which has the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Religious Leaders Tipped On Comprehensive Sexual Educationthe minister of state in charge of primary and secondary education. Speaking o
Religious Leaders Tipped On Comprehensive Sexual Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the minister of state in charge of primary and secondary education. Speaking on behalf of partners, Jozef Maerien the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative mentioned that protecting the young people from sex related issues is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Conference On Combating Child Marriageof Eritrean Women (NUEW), Mrs. Tekea Tesfamichael, Dr. Suliemon Braimoh from th
National Conference On Combating Child Marriage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of Eritrean Women (NUEW), Mrs. Tekea Tesfamichael, Dr. Suliemon Braimoh from the UNICEF and Dr. Dan Odallo from (UNFPA) the United Nations Population Fund delivered key note speeches. A number of experts also delivered research papers regarding the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Digital space is a great leveller; will women, elderly be left behind?and senior citizens; they could be significant beneficiaries from the digitisat
Digital space is a great leveller; will women, elderly be left behind?
The Financial Express / Posted 12 days ago
and senior citizens; they could be significant beneficiaries from the digitisation movement. A report released by the United Nations Population Fund and HelpAge India suggests that the number of senior citizens is expected to grow to173... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unmil Official Says Pre-Trial Detainees 'Unacceptably High'Central Prison (MCP). The Juvenile and Women Rehabilitation Facility at the MC
Unmil Official Says Pre-Trial Detainees 'Unacceptably High'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Central Prison (MCP). The Juvenile and Women Rehabilitation Facility at the MCP was constructed with funding from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). "I must admit that the percentage of people in prison still awaiting trial is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Religious Leaders Urged On Sex Educationto respect them and those of their colleagues, he said. The meeting was also a
Religious Leaders Urged On Sex Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
to respect them and those of their colleagues, he said. The meeting was also attended by the country representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Jozef Maeriën, who reiterated the importance of comprehensive sexuality education... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rehabilitating Buni Yadi, the Victim of Insurgencyopine that with the assistance of National Emergency Management Agency, Red Cro
Rehabilitating Buni Yadi, the Victim of Insurgency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
opine that with the assistance of National Emergency Management Agency, Red Cross, World Health Organisation, United Nations Population Fund, World Food Programme and Action Against Hunger, among others, the rehabilitation of the areas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Study Reveals Positive Impact of Initiation CeremoniesDedza — The study commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) ha
Study Reveals Positive Impact of Initiation Ceremonies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Dedza — The study commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has revealed that initiation ceremonies have a positive impact. The study was initiated to understand the value of initiation practices and their associated impact on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Generation Empowered to Demand Health Serviceswomen who ask why the young person is there, and gossip about them. Dorothy Ny
New Generation Empowered to Demand Health Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
women who ask why the young person is there, and gossip about them. Dorothy Nyasulu, assistant representative from the United Nations Population Fund Malawi, understands young people's needs well. She says: "Young people need their own spaces... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Bad Piece of Work Opened Doors for Kimanjea crusader against FGM, who has dedicated time to fight the vice. She is one of
One Bad Piece of Work Opened Doors for Kimanje
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
a crusader against FGM, who has dedicated time to fight the vice. She is one of the many recognised as champions by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), a UN agency that promotes fulfilment of potential realisation of youth and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stepping Up the Fight to End Cholera and Chikungunya Outbreaks in Mandera County2016 as a team composed of UNICEF, WHO, United Nations Office for the Coordinat
Stepping Up the Fight to End Cholera and Chikungunya Outbreaks in Mandera County
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
2016 as a team composed of UNICEF, WHO, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), the United Nations Population Fund, AMREF, Kenya Red Cross, MSF, government officials and the Intergovernmental Authority on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saraki Calls for Legislation to Address Marternal Mortality On International Day of the Midwifeunder-five." In this regard, as the event hosted by the National Association o
Saraki Calls for Legislation to Address Marternal Mortality On International Day of the Midwife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
under-five." In this regard, as the event hosted by the National Association of Nigerian Nurses hand Midwives (NANNM), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Wellbeing Foundation Africa rounds off, Saraki stated that the Senate and the... Read more
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The Hindu
Column by Roli Srivastava on health issues: A Patch Adams prescriptionwith the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra Univ
Column by Roli Srivastava on health issues: A Patch Adams prescription
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
with the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) and the United Nations Population Fund, it was the first practical attempt ever made at adding the gender perspective to medical... Read more
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FOX News
Death of teenage girl casts doubt on Egypt's efforts to end female genital mutilationmedical and religious discourse," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by em
Death of teenage girl casts doubt on Egypt's efforts to end female genital mutilation
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
medical and religious discourse," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by email from Cairo. Magdy Khaled, head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), said she was deeply saddened by Mousa's death in light of the progress Egypt had made... Read more
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iol.co.za
Egypt hospital shuts down after FGM deathmedical and religious discourse,” she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by em
Egypt hospital shuts down after FGM death
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
medical and religious discourse,” she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by email from Cairo. Magdy Khaled, head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), said she was deeply saddened by Mousa's death in light of the progress Egypt had made... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Death of Teenage Girl Casts Doubt On Efforts to End FGM - Activistsmedical and religious discourse," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by em
Death of Teenage Girl Casts Doubt On Efforts to End FGM - Activists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
medical and religious discourse," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by email from Cairo. Magdy Khaled, head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), said she was deeply saddened by Mousa's death in light of the progress Egypt had made... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNFPA Embarks On Anti Fistula Campaign As Two Million Women Suffering With the ConditionThe United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has joined the world in commemoratin
UNFPA Embarks On Anti Fistula Campaign As Two Million Women Suffering With the Condition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has joined the world in commemorating the international day to End Obstetric Fistula by screening a movie 'Dry' at a local hotel on the 24 May, 2016. The United Nations Resident Coordinator, Ms Ade... Read more
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dna
Death of teenage girl casts doubt on Egypt's efforts to end FGM: Activistsmedical and religious discourse," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by em
Death of teenage girl casts doubt on Egypt's efforts to end FGM: Activists
dna / Posted 24 days ago
medical and religious discourse," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation by email from Cairo. Magdy Khaled, head of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), said she was deeply saddened by Mousa's death in light of the progress Egypt had made... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pressure on Indian govt over marital rapesexual abuse against a partner, according to the study conducted by the Interna
Pressure on Indian govt over marital rape
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
sexual abuse against a partner, according to the study conducted by the International Centre for Research on Women and the United Nations Population Fund. Marital-rape counsellor and lawyer Monica blamed India's deeply entrenched patriarchal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Dogg Commits to Sexual Reproductive HealthAfrica, Zambia and Zimbabwe, by the end of 2019, explained Emma Mbekele, the pr
The Dogg Commits to Sexual Reproductive Health
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, by the end of 2019, explained Emma Mbekele, the programme analyst for communications at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). UNFPA is one of the sponsors of the programme. "The Dogg is one of the youth who has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Health Data Matterstheir interventions in the health sector at various strata of government, from
Why Health Data Matters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
their interventions in the health sector at various strata of government, from district to national level," he added. United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) representative Mr Cheikh Tidiane Cisse said the new data shows how Zimbabwe continued... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Patriarchal India under pressure over marital rapesexual abuse against a partner, according to the study conducted by the Interna
Patriarchal India under pressure over marital rape
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 25 days ago
sexual abuse against a partner, according to the study conducted by the International Centre for Research on Women and the United Nations Population Fund. Marital-rape counsellor and lawyer Monica blamed India's deeply entrenched patriarchal... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pressure grows on India over marital rapesexual abuse against a partner, according to the study conducted by the Interna
Pressure grows on India over marital rape
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
sexual abuse against a partner, according to the study conducted by the International Center for Research on Women and the United Nations Population Fund. Marital-rape counsellor and lawyer Monica blamed India’s deeply entrenched patriarchal... Read more
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BBC News
Turkey's Erdogan warns Muslims against birth controlyoung population (compared with other European countries) is still growing. The
Turkey's Erdogan warns Muslims against birth control
BBC News / Posted 25 days ago
young population (compared with other European countries) is still growing. The population is just under 80 million. The United Nations Population Fund says Turkey has a "substantial" unmet need for quality family planning. One fifth of married... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Early Marriage, Pregnancy Force Tanzanian Teenage Girls to Drop Out of Schoolis all too common in Tanzania, which has one of the world's highest adolescent
Early Marriage, Pregnancy Force Tanzanian Teenage Girls to Drop Out of School
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
is all too common in Tanzania, which has one of the world's highest adolescent pregnancy and birth rates. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) one in six girls aged between 15 and 19 falls pregnant. "Because of low awareness, a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Has Only 25 Fistula Doctorscapacity for functional obstetric fistula treatment sites to deal with the back
Uganda Has Only 25 Fistula Doctors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
capacity for functional obstetric fistula treatment sites to deal with the backlog. According to Dr Edson Muhwezi, the United Nations Population Fund assistant representative, fistula is one of the most serious injuries women face during... Read more
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Pilipino Star
World Economic Forum in Kuala Lumpur tackles ASEAN integrationand barriers to investment in airlines. Key participants in the forum include
World Economic Forum in Kuala Lumpur tackles ASEAN integration
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
and barriers to investment in airlines. Key participants in the forum include Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Hans-Paul Bürkner, global chairman of The Boston Consulting Group and Anthony... Read more
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Fortune
How GE and UN Women Plan to Put More Women in Top Global Health JobsEbola and Zika to ending violence against women andHIV and AIDS. GE, for examp
How GE and UN Women Plan to Put More Women in Top Global Health Jobs
Fortune / Posted 29 days ago
Ebola and Zika to ending violence against women andHIV and AIDS. GE, for example, is collaborating with the UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to launch an online midwifery training and networking platform. The program will connect more... Read more

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