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2014/09/12 14:29
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has expressed hope that Fistula camps it holds over time will help eradicate Obstetric Fistula in the country while citing the previous camps have been a...
2014/09/12 14:29
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2014/09/11 15:35
2014/09/11 15:35
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Bande — It is a long, 14-hour drive from Niger's capital city Niamey to the village of Bande. And the ride is a dreary one as the roadside is bare. The occasional, lone goat herder is spotted every...
2014/09/10 05:29
2014/09/10 05:29
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HOPES of Kenya attaining the fourth and fifth Millennium Development Goals of reducing infant and maternal deaths remain a mirage as the clock ticks towards the deadline, which is less than 500 days...
2014/09/09 05:15
2014/09/09 05:15
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Thailand will not overcome its growing problem of teenage pregnancy without collaboration from all sectors of society, health experts said yesterday at a national conference. Krissada Raungarreerat,...
2014/09/03 08:29
2014/09/03 08:29
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Niger has the one of the highest rates of child marriages in the world. In some rural areas, girls are still considered to be heir parents' property. But some girls are fighting back - with desperate...
2014/09/02 08:29
2014/09/02 08:29
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A new drive to end child marriage is underway in Tanzania. In a country where almost two out of five girls will be married before their 18th birthday, the "Child Marriage-Free Zone" campaign faces an...
2014/09/01 09:56
2014/09/01 09:56
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YANGON: Myanmar has announced it has a population of 51.4 million people after a provisional count of the country's first census in 30 years. However, the census failed to include some communities in...
2014/08/29 16:16
2014/08/29 16:16
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Fortmer Manila Rep. Benny Abante, an advocate of senior citizens’ rights and welfare, has urged the government to “help conceptualize, fund, and implement projects on the grassroots level that will...
2014/08/28 11:11
2014/08/28 11:11
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In Vietnam, 40 percent of all pregnancies are terminated each year, a rate that health officials are hoping to reduce. United Nations research shows that two-thirds of Vietnam abortions are a result...
2014/08/27 14:30
2014/08/27 14:30
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Mattru Jong — Emmanuel is a male midwife. At the age of 26, he lives and works on one of eight islands off the southwest peninsular of Sierra Leone, an hour by speedboat from Mattru Jong, the capital...
2014/08/27 07:30
2014/08/27 07:30
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According to the government and the United Nations Population Fund, 98 per cent of documented maternal and child deaths in Kenya occur in only 15 counties. Among these counties is capital city...
2014/08/26 17:29
2014/08/26 17:29
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with the Gambia Government, has provided funds for GAMCOTRAP to implement activities geared towards awareness creation on harmful...
2014/08/26 10:32
2014/08/26 10:32
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Angelique Uwamaye, 37, a mother of five from Masaka Sector in Kicukiro District, says she has had enough children since supporting a big family would be challenging. But one question remained...
2014/08/26 10:12
2014/08/26 10:12
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NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)--This fall, the Northwestern Access to Health Project will conduct a pilot project in Douentza, a town in Mali, with the women who perform female genital mutilation. We hope it...
2014/08/22 14:30
2014/08/22 14:30
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with The Gambia Government has provided funds for GAMCOTRAP to implement activities, geared towards awareness creation on harmful...
2014/08/22 08:30
2014/08/22 08:30
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The United Nations has said it is rehabilitating some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram members who later escaped. In a statement on its websites, the United Nations Population Fund (UNPF)...
2014/08/22 08:03
2014/08/22 08:03
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Legends of the temple The Karnak Temple in Luxor bears testimony to the magnificence of ancient Egypt; according to Luxor governor Tarek Saadeddin, “the city of Luxor started preparations to...
2014/08/21 08:30
2014/08/21 08:30
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Gynocare Fistula Center Foundation is the first institution in Kenya to be accredited as fistula training centre by the International Federation for Gynecology and Obstetrics. Programme director...
2014/08/20 14:30
2014/08/20 14:30
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INTRODUCTION of alternative rite of passage training, with focus on war against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Tarime District has rescued a total of 1,319 school girls in a period of three...
2014/08/20 11:45
2014/08/20 11:45
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OLD VOTER. A senior citizen casts her vote in a special polling precinct during the 2013 elections. Photo by Roy Lagarde MANILA, Philippines – It is financially possible for the government to extend...
2014/09/12 14:29
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