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International Business Times
What is the difference between a migrant, a refugee and an asylum seeker? Images of people living in squalor in Calais and traversing the Mediterranean i
What is the difference between a migrant, a refugee and an asylum seeker?
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Images of people living in squalor in Calais and traversing the Mediterranean in overcrowded fishing boats have dominated the media in the past few months. Most recently, the full horror of the humanitarian tragedy unfolding on the shores of Europe... Read more
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Rappler
MILF backs RH services in BangsamoroENLIGHTENMENT. The partnership between the Bangsamoro Development Agency and th
MILF backs RH services in Bangsamoro
Rappler / Posted yesterday
ENLIGHTENMENT. The partnership between the Bangsamoro Development Agency and the United Nations Population Fund is a step towards enlightenment of the region when it comes to family planning. MANILA, Philippines – The Moro Islamic Liberation Front... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Demographic Survey Was Major Project of GBoS in 2013Nyakasi MB Sanyang, director of Gambia Bureau of Statistics, has said the Gambi
Demographic Survey Was Major Project of GBoS in 2013
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nyakasi MB Sanyang, director of Gambia Bureau of Statistics, has said the Gambia Demographic Health Survey (GDHS) was one of the major projects the Gambia government tasked the bureau to implement in 2013. GDHS is a project to provide reliable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar, Donors Sign 531bn/ - HBF PactTanzania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with six Development Pa
Dar, Donors Sign 531bn/ - HBF Pact
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Tanzania has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with six Development Partners (DPs) on Health Basket Fund (HBF 2015-2025) worth 531bn/- with focus to improve and increase performance of the health sector in the country. The DPs are Canada,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MOHS Family Planning Demand Generation CampaignThe ministry of Health and Sanitation Reproductive Health and Family Planning P
MOHS Family Planning Demand Generation Campaign
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The ministry of Health and Sanitation Reproductive Health and Family Planning Programme Campaign will be launched at the Miatta Conference Hall on 8th September 2015 in Freetown under the theme: "Children by choice not by chance". The launching... Read more
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Alaska Public
NPR StorySelecting Boys Over Girls Is A Trend In More And More Countries In animal husb
NPR Story
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
Selecting Boys Over Girls Is A Trend In More And More Countries In animal husbandry, the word "cull" means to remove undesirable animals from the herd — the scrawny and the sickly. To hear the word applied to human beings is harsh, but that's just... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Selecting Boys Over Girls Is A Trend In More And More CountriesPhoto by Hanna Barczyk for NPR In animal husbandry, the word "cull" means to r
Selecting Boys Over Girls Is A Trend In More And More Countries
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
Photo by Hanna Barczyk for NPR In animal husbandry, the word "cull" means to remove undesirable animals from the herd — the scrawny and the sickly. To hear the word applied to human beings is harsh, but that's just how Valerie Hudson, professor in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Scribe - Nigeria's Polio Efforts EncouragingAbuja — United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, has assured Nigeria
UN Scribe - Nigeria's Polio Efforts Encouraging
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Abuja — United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, has assured Nigeria of global commitment to assist the country mobilise resources to continue to tame poliomyelitis in view of achieving certification by 2017. On a field visit yesterday to... Read more
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MLive.com
'Stories of Mothers Lost' quilt exhibit at U-M's Lane HallA new quilt exhibit at U-M's Lane Hall, 204 S. State St., titled "Stories of Mo
'Stories of Mothers Lost' quilt exhibit at U-M's Lane Hall
MLive.com / Posted 12 days ago
A new quilt exhibit at U-M's Lane Hall, 204 S. State St., titled "Stories of Mothers Lost," runs through December 11th and highlights the work of women around the world who wish to address the issue of maternal mortality. A press release contains... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
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UN official: Keep teen girls in school to curb population
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
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AllAfrica.com
Basic Education and Industrial Development Corporation Hand Over Nkonkwana Junior Secondary School to Willowvale CommunityThe DBE, in partnership with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), hand
Basic Education and Industrial Development Corporation Hand Over Nkonkwana Junior Secondary School to Willowvale Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The DBE, in partnership with the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), handed over Nkonkwana Junior Secondary School to the community of Willowvale in the Eastern Cape on 19 August 2015. In 2011, the IDC adopted the school as a corporate social... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNFPA Celebrates World Humanitarian DayThe United Nations Population Fund or UNFPA has called for increased action and
UNFPA Celebrates World Humanitarian Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The United Nations Population Fund or UNFPA has called for increased action and funding for sexual and reproductive health services globally, including gender-based violence and for the meaningful participation of affected populations, especially... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNFPA On Humanitarian Programme in the CountryCathline Neels, the GBV and Humanitarian Program Analyst with UNFPA Namibia, sp
UNFPA On Humanitarian Programme in the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Cathline Neels, the GBV and Humanitarian Program Analyst with UNFPA Namibia, spoke to New Era about the World Humanitarian Day, which is observed on August 19. UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) is the UN agency for delivering a world where every... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elmina Celebrates International Youth DayThis year's International Youth Day (IYD), which fell on August 12, 2015, has b
Elmina Celebrates International Youth Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
This year's International Youth Day (IYD), which fell on August 12, 2015, has been commemorated at Elmina in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) Municipality. The day, which was instituted over 70 years ago by a United Nations (UN) Charter to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SADC Drafts Model Law to Control Child MarriageJohannesburg — THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) is working on
SADC Drafts Model Law to Control Child Marriage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Johannesburg — THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) is working on a Model Law on Child Marriage, which seeks to prevent, prohibit and respond to all forms of the vice which is prevalent in Tanzania and other member countries of the... Read more
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Zamboanga Times
ASEAN Youth Camp at Antipolo City from Aug. 28- 30MANILA — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Youth Leaders (AYLA) will s
ASEAN Youth Camp at Antipolo City from Aug. 28- 30
Zamboanga Times / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA — The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Youth Leaders (AYLA) will stage its third Advocacy Camp on Aug. 28 to 30 at the Phillip’s Sanctuary in Antipolo, Rizal. AYLA is a non-profit, non-sectarian, international non-government... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Hydropower Market Expected to Grow into 2019According to the United Nations Population Fund, there will be over 9 billion p
Hydropower Market Expected to Grow into 2019
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
According to the United Nations Population Fund, there will be over 9 billion people living on planet Earth by the year 2050. That's an over 20 percent increase from the current population of 7.2 billion across the span of just 35 years. This... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyatta National Hospital Voted Best in Provision of Maternal Health ServicesKenyatta National Hospital (KNH) has been awarded top honours in providing the
Kenyatta National Hospital Voted Best in Provision of Maternal Health Services
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) has been awarded top honours in providing the best maternal and neonatal health services. The maternity unit of the hospital, was on Thursday evening honoured during Maternity Unit of the Year Award ceremony... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nature Would Have Them ChildrenProsperity Luckmore (16) joins a queue of expecting mothers for routine antenat
Nature Would Have Them Children
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Prosperity Luckmore (16) joins a queue of expecting mothers for routine antenatal check-up at Mushumbi Pools clinic, in Mbire. Dressed in a skimpy maternity dress, passing for a nightdress, she glances shyly around her, scrutinising faces of all the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fly Celebrates Int'l Youth DayThe Federation of Liberian Youth or FLY in collaboration with the United Nation
Fly Celebrates Int'l Youth Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
The Federation of Liberian Youth or FLY in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has commemorated International Youth Day in Monrovia with the launch of "Youth to Policymakers Dialogue" with the 53rd Liberian Legislature. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ebonyi Govt to Tackle Mother-Child Mortaly With UNFPAAbakaliki — Ebonyi State government is to key into the programmes of the United
Ebonyi Govt to Tackle Mother-Child Mortaly With UNFPA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Abakaliki — Ebonyi State government is to key into the programmes of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to reduce mortality and enhance the well being of Ebonyi women and children. The state Governor, Chief Dave Umahi, disclosed this during... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNO Initiative Against Women's DiscriminationTunis — The three United Nations Organisations (UNO), the High Commissioner for
UNO Initiative Against Women's Discrimination
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Tunis — The three United Nations Organisations (UNO), the High Commissioner for Human Rights (HCHR) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) announced, Thursday, the launching of the initiative "Tunisian ambassador men and women for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Algeria Has Spent 'Tremendous' Efforts for Youth - UN CoordinatorAlgiers — Algeria has "overall" spent "tremendous" efforts to enable the integr
Algeria Has Spent 'Tremendous' Efforts for Youth - UN Coordinator
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Algiers — Algeria has "overall" spent "tremendous" efforts to enable the integration of young people, the resident Coordinator of the UN system in Algeria Cristina Amaral, stressing that youth "needs to be accompanied to make their own... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call for Empowerment of Young People As World Marks International Youth DayFor peace and security to prevail over war, governments and policy-makers must
Call for Empowerment of Young People As World Marks International Youth Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
For peace and security to prevail over war, governments and policy-makers must commit to a strategic partnership with the youth. The call was made by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) ahead of celebrations to mark the International Youth Day... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moving in Unison to Arrest HIV and AidsIn recent years, considerable efforts have been made to arrest the prevalence o
Moving in Unison to Arrest HIV and Aids
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
In recent years, considerable efforts have been made to arrest the prevalence of HIV Let me begin with the saying of UNAIDS Regional Director for eastern and southern Africa, Sheila Tlou, to elucidate about the status of HIV and AIDS around our... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Civic Commitment of Young People in Algeria,' Theme of Forum in AlgiersAlgiers — "The civic commitment of the young people in Algeria" will be the the
'Civic Commitment of Young People in Algeria,' Theme of Forum in Algiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Algiers — "The civic commitment of the young people in Algeria" will be the theme of a forum of the United Nations for the Algerian young people which will take place Wednesday, in Algiers, on the occasion of the celebration of the International... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Implements 69 Donor FundedGaborone — Assistant Minister for Health, Dr Alfred Madigele says the ministry
Ministry Implements 69 Donor Funded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Gaborone — Assistant Minister for Health, Dr Alfred Madigele says the ministry has carried out 69 donor funded projects from 2011-2015 and that some were still ongoing. Answering a question in Parliament, Dr Madigele said out of the 69 projects,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Implement Law Against Child, Forced MarriagesAccording to a story on forced marriages in Daily Monitor of August 4, statisti
Implement Law Against Child, Forced Marriages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
According to a story on forced marriages in Daily Monitor of August 4, statistics gathered between 2010 and 2012 from The United Nations Population Fund, The United Nations Children's Fund, World Health Organisation and World Bank, show that Uganda... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Algerian System of Access to Healthcare Is Model - UNFPAAlgiers — The Algerian system of access to care and the free services provided
Algerian System of Access to Healthcare Is Model - UNFPA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Algiers — The Algerian system of access to care and the free services provided constitutes a "model" on Thursday stressed Regional Director General of the Arab States of UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund), Mohamed Abdel Ahad, said a statement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Child Marriages a Major Problem in Apostolic ChurchesChild marriages are a major problem among the apostolic sects and the Apostolic
Child Marriages a Major Problem in Apostolic Churches
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Child marriages are a major problem among the apostolic sects and the Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) is working with the United Nations Population Fund to address the problem, ACCZ president, Johannes Ndanga has said. Ndanga said... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Child brides: Vapostori say actingGWERU: Child marriages are a major problem among the apostolic sects and the Ap
Child brides: Vapostori say acting
New Zimbabwe / Posted 26 days ago
GWERU: Child marriages are a major problem among the apostolic sects and the Apostolic Christian Council of Zimbabwe (ACCZ) is working with the United Nations Population Fund to address the problem, ACCZ president, Johannes Ndanga has said. Ndanga... Read more
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iol.co.za
Women lack access to safe abortions - expertsAFPIt is common for aid workers who provide reproductive care to err on the sid
Women lack access to safe abortions - experts
iol.co.za / Posted 27 days ago
AFPIt is common for aid workers who provide reproductive care to err on the side of caution and avoid carrying out abortions even where it is legal. London - Efforts to provide safe abortions in countries hit by conflict or disasters are being held... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Govt. Will Soon Eradicate Female Genital MutilationThe Lagos State Government said on Thursday that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM
Lagos Govt. Will Soon Eradicate Female Genital Mutilation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The Lagos State Government said on Thursday that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) would soon be a thing of the past in the state. Mrs Omobolanle Ogunmola, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, said this in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women Lack Access to Safe Abortions in Humanitarian Crises, Experts SayLondon — Efforts to provide safe abortions in countries hit by conflict or disa
Women Lack Access to Safe Abortions in Humanitarian Crises, Experts Say
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
London — Efforts to provide safe abortions in countries hit by conflict or disasters are being held back by a lack of information and funding, said health experts in London as they presented new research on the state of reproductive health in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forward UK -Child Marriage Campaign PacesetterMany girls in Mara Region will live to remember a time their future was about t
Forward UK -Child Marriage Campaign Pacesetter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Many girls in Mara Region will live to remember a time their future was about to be ruined. They are now happy to have been saved from child marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) humiliation, thanks to a successful campaign initiated in 2007... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Country Joins the World in Celebrating World Population DayOn 12 July 2015, Rwanda joined the world in celebrating World Population Day. T
Country Joins the World in Celebrating World Population Day
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
On 12 July 2015, Rwanda joined the world in celebrating World Population Day. The country committed to invest more in reproductive health. Themed "Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Information and Services, a Smart Investment in Young People"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNFPA Refurbishes Kuntaur Health Centre Operating TheatreThe United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday handed over a recently
UNFPA Refurbishes Kuntaur Health Centre Operating Theatre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Wednesday handed over a recently refurbished operating theatre at Kuntaur Health Centre to the community, at a handing-over ceremony held in Kuntaur. The handing-over ceremony, graced by the minister of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Population to Hit 8.5 Billion By 2030United Nations — The global population has now reached 7.3 billion. In the last
World Population to Hit 8.5 Billion By 2030
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
United Nations — The global population has now reached 7.3 billion. In the last 12 years, the world has added approximately one billion people, and in the next 15 years this is expected to occur again. The United Nation's new global and regional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sex Workers Get Training On Human RightsTWENTY-FOUR sex workers from all 14 regions of the country are now better equip
Sex Workers Get Training On Human Rights
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
TWENTY-FOUR sex workers from all 14 regions of the country are now better equipped to advocate their rights especially regarding sexual reproductive health. They attended a workshop on HIV-AIDS, psychosocial services and other health related... Read more

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