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Aljazeera
The affliction destroying Afghan women's livesan estimated 3,000 women in Afghanistan have fistula, according to Dr Bannet Nd
The affliction destroying Afghan women's lives
Aljazeera / Posted 5 hours ago
an estimated 3,000 women in Afghanistan have fistula, according to Dr Bannet Ndyanabangi, the country director for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Afghanistan, which works to improve maternal and reproductive health. One... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deporting Koffi Olomide Didn't Help the Women Who Fear HimShebesh. This public, abundant display of violence is worrying and traumatisin
Deporting Koffi Olomide Didn't Help the Women Who Fear Him
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Shebesh. This public, abundant display of violence is worrying and traumatising. Gender based violence, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is one of the most common human rights violations in the world. UNFPA is one of a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Yes, Let's Talk About This Sex Educationschools (See I can't blame myself; I was helpless, The Observer, July 18-19).
Yes, Let's Talk About This Sex Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
schools (See I can't blame myself; I was helpless, The Observer, July 18-19). Reacting to statements by officials from the United Nations Population Fund, Museveni said he wanted "more discussion with stakeholders" such as religious leaders to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Investing in Teenage Girls Crucial to Developmentpeople on earth to realize and act on healthier lives and the importance of sma
Investing in Teenage Girls Crucial to Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
people on earth to realize and act on healthier lives and the importance of small families. The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, said, "Leaders and communities must focus on and stand up... Read more
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The Hindu
We need a Nutrition Missionoff, reflecting the insidious economic and sociocultural deprivation so prevale
We need a Nutrition Mission
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
off, reflecting the insidious economic and sociocultural deprivation so prevalent in India. According to the most recent United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) report, nearly 50 per cent of women in India are married before they turn 18, in... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Good practice guide’ for sex workerschurch-goers. Positive change in the industry can be sustained through communit
‘Good practice guide’ for sex workers
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
church-goers. Positive change in the industry can be sustained through communities.” The guide, which was funded by the United Nations Population Fund, was a tool, she said, and did not take a one-size-fits all approach to sex workers. Nothing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
GBV - How Police Must Handle Children Casesorganisation in collaboration with the police force gender and children desk at
GBV - How Police Must Handle Children Cases
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
organisation in collaboration with the police force gender and children desk at the headquarters with the support of United Nations Population Fund(UNFPA). Ms Sophia Temba, the training Coordinator from CDF said the advanced training is part... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Population Fund Calls for Use of Family Planning in Refugee CampsA side view of the Mahama Refugee Camp that hosts thousands of Burundian refuge
UN Population Fund Calls for Use of Family Planning in Refugee Camps
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
A side view of the Mahama Refugee Camp that hosts thousands of Burundian refugees in Rwanda. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called for universal access to sexual and reproductive health services for adolescents and young people,... Read more
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Zamboanga Today
CHO calls for responsible parenthood vs teen momsin Zamboanga City are increasing but not as high as those in other cities like
CHO calls for responsible parenthood vs teen moms
Zamboanga Today / Posted 5 days ago
in Zamboanga City are increasing but not as high as those in other cities like Cebu and Metro Manila. According to the United Nations Population Fund, among six major economies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the... Read more
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Spot.ph
10 Tito Sotto Quotes We Would Never SottocopyThey should not pretend to know more than God." In November 2011, Sotto critic
10 Tito Sotto Quotes We Would Never Sottocopy
Spot.ph / Posted 5 days ago
They should not pretend to know more than God." In November 2011, Sotto criticized the Department of Health and the United Nations Population Fund for drumming up the birth of a symbolic seven-billionth baby in the world. He believed that it... Read more
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Spot.ph
10 Tito Sotto Quotes We Would Never SottocopyThey should not pretend to know more than God." In November 2011, Sotto critic
10 Tito Sotto Quotes We Would Never Sottocopy
Spot.ph / Posted 5 days ago
They should not pretend to know more than God." In November 2011, Sotto criticized the Department of Health and the United Nations Population Fund for drumming up the birth of a symbolic seven-billionth baby in the world. He believed that it... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claimsNay Pyi Taw as he released the data. "But there is not much difference when com
Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
Nay Pyi Taw as he released the data. "But there is not much difference when compared with the census data in 1983." The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which supported Myanmar's government in carrying out census, said the figures should... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exhibition Celebrates Child Marriage SurvivorsTeenage girls who escaped child marriages were in tears on Friday as the United
Exhibition Celebrates Child Marriage Survivors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Teenage girls who escaped child marriages were in tears on Friday as the United Nations Population Fund kicked off a photographic exhibition chronicling their tribulations and triumphs at a gallery in the capital. The exhibition running under the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Enlightened On Gender Based Violence(CDF) a local non -governmental organisation in collaboration with the police f
Police Enlightened On Gender Based Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
(CDF) a local non -governmental organisation in collaboration with the police force's headquarters with the support of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Inspector Mohamed Mcheu, a trainer from the Tanzania Police Force's Gender and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Honor Killings' Are A Global Problem — And Often Invisiblelikely among adolescent boys who have not spent much time in school, according
'Honor Killings' Are A Global Problem — And Often Invisible
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
likely among adolescent boys who have not spent much time in school, according to the report. And in a 2009 survey from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 68 percent of young Iraqi men believed that killing a girl for dishonoring the family... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Child Marriages Remain Persistenttraditional values here mean that the local practice is for girls to marry when
Child Marriages Remain Persistent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
traditional values here mean that the local practice is for girls to marry when they are very young. A few years ago the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) determined that every year a worrying total of 7.3 million Tanzanian girls aged below... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Investing in the Youth: The Future Is Nowtake advantage of the opportunities the future holds for her," emphasized Rafae
Investing in the Youth: The Future Is Now
Radio Angulo / Posted 10 days ago
take advantage of the opportunities the future holds for her," emphasized Rafael Cuestas, international coordinator of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) office in Cuba, during an interview with Granma International. "The Unfpa is devoted... Read more
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Eye Witness News
FACT CHECK: Why are young SA girls more susceptible to HIV infection than boys?among South Africa’s population groups, technical specialist on HIV and sexual
FACT CHECK: Why are young SA girls more susceptible to HIV infection than boys?
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 days ago
among South Africa’s population groups, technical specialist on HIV and sexual and reproductive health integration at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in South Africa, Leonard Kamugisha, told Africa Check. A team of scientists led by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bid to End Child Pregnancies Hits a Snagthey become agents of positive change in their communities. In efforts to mini
Bid to End Child Pregnancies Hits a Snag
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
they become agents of positive change in their communities. In efforts to minimizes challenges facing teenage girls, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) urges leaders and communities to focus on and stand up for the human rights of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Invest in Teenage Girls Educationthe celebration of this year's World Population Day organized by the Government
Invest in Teenage Girls Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
the celebration of this year's World Population Day organized by the Government of Liberia in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners. She told the gathering that there are many challenges impeding the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sierra Leone Ranked 15th Highest in Child MarriageUnited Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative in Sierra Leone,
Sierra Leone Ranked 15th Highest in Child Marriage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative in Sierra Leone, Dr. Klim Eva Dickson, has disclosed that Sierra Leone was ranked 15th among countries with the highest rate of child marriage in the world, with nearly 40 percent of girls... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders Want Better Living Condition for Teenage Girlsand to address other issues affecting investment in teenage girls. In the same
Stakeholders Want Better Living Condition for Teenage Girls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
and to address other issues affecting investment in teenage girls. In the same vein, the Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Mr. Dase Dasoko, said that good policies and investment in education and health that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bill On Marriage Act Seeks to End Underage MarriagesThe Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, M
Bill On Marriage Act Seeks to End Underage Marriages
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative, Dr Natalia Kanem, jointly show a placard that has a special message on the World... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Investing in girlspopulation in transforming the future of the Philippines was emphasized by Klau
Investing in girls
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
population in transforming the future of the Philippines was emphasized by Klaus Beck, country representative of UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) before the media last week. The presscon was held four days before World Population Day... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Philippines to benefit from population of young peopleteenage girls must have access to quality education and youth-friendly health s
Philippines to benefit from population of young people
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 days ago
teenage girls must have access to quality education and youth-friendly health services as they prepare for working age, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said yesterday. According to UNFPA country representative Klaus Beck, adolescent... Read more
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Mashable
7 sexual health issues facing teen girls globally — and how you can helpon, gloves for those aiding in delivery, a razor blade to cut the umbilical cor
7 sexual health issues facing teen girls globally — and how you can help
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
on, gloves for those aiding in delivery, a razor blade to cut the umbilical cord, an umbilical tie and a clean cloth. The United Nations Population Fund provides three kits to women in need for every $11 donated to its efforts. You can donate... Read more
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DW
World Population Day: investing in women |second. In 15 years, the number of people on earth will have increased from 7.3
World Population Day: investing in women |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
second. In 15 years, the number of people on earth will have increased from 7.3 billion to 8.5 billion, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). By 2100, that figure is expected to reach 11.2 billion. Better living conditions for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rufai to Initiate Policies to Protect, Empower Teenage Girlsadequately captured in the State Development Plan (SDP)." El-Rufai said the st
Rufai to Initiate Policies to Protect, Empower Teenage Girls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
adequately captured in the State Development Plan (SDP)." El-Rufai said the state government, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and other development partners were working tirelessly towards promoting and... Read more
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Rappler
UN agency: Harnessing young girls' potential key for PHexperienced giving birth, according to the Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality
UN agency: Harnessing young girls' potential key for PH
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
experienced giving birth, according to the Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study in 2013. MANILA, Philippines – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) called on the Duterte administration to prioritize policies and programs that would... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Let Us Support Our Teenage Girlswhere the majority of our population lives, cases of girls being treated as sec
Let Us Support Our Teenage Girls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
where the majority of our population lives, cases of girls being treated as second-class citizens persist. As the United Nations Population Fund says, society needs more champions for girls to have access to the same opportunities as boys... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Empowered Girl Child Can Lead Uganda to Vision 2040and on my own behalf, I wish to extend my appreciation to the National Populati
Empowered Girl Child Can Lead Uganda to Vision 2040
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
and on my own behalf, I wish to extend my appreciation to the National Population Council and its secretariat and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for organizing this important event. I would also like to express Uganda's gratitude... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Message for World Population Day 2016 - Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful worldis able to realize her full potential is a girl who is more likely to contribut
Message for World Population Day 2016 - Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
is able to realize her full potential is a girl who is more likely to contribute to the economic and social progress of her community and nation. United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director UNFPA, the United Nations Population... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Child Marriage Ban Hurdlesin our country," she said. Tanzania has one of the highest child marriage prev
Child Marriage Ban Hurdles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
in our country," she said. Tanzania has one of the highest child marriage prevalence rates in the world. According to United Nations Population Fund, on average, two out of five girls in Tanzania will be married before their 18th birthday. It... Read more
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Rappler
LOOK: Vice President Robredo's first Cabinet meetingcleared her Monday schedule to be able to attend the Cabinet meeting. Robredo w
LOOK: Vice President Robredo's first Cabinet meeting
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
cleared her Monday schedule to be able to attend the Cabinet meeting. Robredo was supposed to deliver a speech at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) celebration of World Population Day but will be represented by her daughter Aika... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Investing in teenage girls for national progressfully from its human resources as a whole.As the world commemorates 2016 World
Investing in teenage girls for national progress
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 days ago
fully from its human resources as a whole.As the world commemorates 2016 World Population Day on July 11 (Monday), the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, reiterates that while there have been major development milestones for Pacific nations... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Teenage mothersDuterte. Capital punishment may be revived with the SC still sitting on the RH
Teenage mothers
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
Duterte. Capital punishment may be revived with the SC still sitting on the RH Law. While the SC hems and haws, the United Nations Population Fund has reported that the Philippines is now the only country in the Asia-Pacific where the number... Read more
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New Kerala
Half of Indian women get married before 18: UNFPA - newkerala.com #88005A third of the world's child brides are in India with about half of Indian wome
Half of Indian women get married before 18: UNFPA - newkerala.com #88005
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
A third of the world's child brides are in India with about half of Indian women having married before they turned 18, said United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). "Adolescents (10-19 years) form 21 percent of India's population, of which... Read more
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Rappler
Sex education in PH schools still lacking – UNFPAof the reproductive health (RH) law, still "leaves something to be desired," ac
Sex education in PH schools still lacking – UNFPA
Rappler / Posted 18 days ago
of the reproductive health (RH) law, still "leaves something to be desired," according to the country representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to the Philippines. "I think the emphasis from the highest level of government to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Everybody Needs a Career Coachgrowth. The author is an Independent Certified Coach, Trainer and Speaker with
Everybody Needs a Career Coach
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
growth. The author is an Independent Certified Coach, Trainer and Speaker with the John Maxwell Team. Prior to this, she served as an Operations Manager and Project Specialist at United Nations Population Fund, both in Rwanda and at the UN/HQ,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Women of the Maasai fight back for their daughtersby 16% nationally since 2003 and the report Demographic Perspectives on Female
Women of the Maasai fight back for their daughters
Mail & Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
by 16% nationally since 2003 and the report Demographic Perspectives on Female Genital Mutilation, released in 2015 by the United Nations Population Fund, estimates a further decrease of 40% by 2020. There are two strict laws being enforced: the... Read more
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Rappler
Less poverty if RH law implemented earlier – NEDA chiefDemographic Sweet Spot and Dividend in the Philippines: The Window of Opportuni
Less poverty if RH law implemented earlier – NEDA chief
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
Demographic Sweet Spot and Dividend in the Philippines: The Window of Opportunity is Closing Fast, commissioned by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and NEDA showed that full implementation of the RH law is key to lowering the... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH to miss demographic ‘sweet spot’ – studyspot,” a new National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) study revealed.
PH to miss demographic ‘sweet spot’ – study
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
spot,” a new National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) study revealed. Spearheaded by NEDA and supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the report titled “Demographic Sweet Spot and Dividend in the Philippines: The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Social Development Hosts World Population Day in Port Elizabeth, 11 Julannually on 11 July, the day on which the world's population reached 5 billion
Social Development Hosts World Population Day in Port Elizabeth, 11 Jul
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
annually on 11 July, the day on which the world's population reached 5 billion in 1987. This year the theme from the United Nations Population Fund- (UNFPA) is "Investing in teenage girls." Annually, the National Population Unit (Department... Read more
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Rappler
To avoid RH law delays, economic planning chief proposes Duterte EObe implemented fully," Pernia said during a press conference with Klaus Beck, P
To avoid RH law delays, economic planning chief proposes Duterte EO
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
be implemented fully," Pernia said during a press conference with Klaus Beck, Philippine country representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). "Our target under the Duterte administration is to try to reduce poverty from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Breaking the Silence On Gender Based ViolenceKilifi County — The Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs in par
Breaking the Silence On Gender Based Violence
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Kilifi County — The Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs in partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is establishing and strengthening sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) recovery centres in the country. One... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Divorces Up By 10.8 Per Cent in 2015 - Official Statistics Agencyhusbands. The survey was conducted by CAPMAS in cooperation with the state-affi
Divorces Up By 10.8 Per Cent in 2015 - Official Statistics Agency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
husbands. The survey was conducted by CAPMAS in cooperation with the state-affiliated National Council for Women and the United Nations Population Fund. The survey indicated that 10 per cent of previously married women suffered from physical,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leveraging the Faith Community to Advance Maternal HealthUNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and United Religions Initiative - Af
Leveraging the Faith Community to Advance Maternal Health
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and United Religions Initiative - Africa (URI-Africa) sign a partnership agreement to work together at national, sub-regional and continental level. The agreement was signed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July... Read more
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iol.co.za
Kenya looks to tech to break sex-ed taboosa growing number of businesses, charities and individuals are seeking to fill t
Kenya looks to tech to break sex-ed taboos
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
a growing number of businesses, charities and individuals are seeking to fill the gap in information. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Nailab, a Kenyan firm that supports technology startups, are behind the latest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Looks to Tech to Break Taboo Over Sex Educationa growing number of businesses, charities and individuals are seeking to fill t
Govt Looks to Tech to Break Taboo Over Sex Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
a growing number of businesses, charities and individuals are seeking to fill the gap in information. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Nailab, a Kenyan firm that supports technology startups, are behind the latest... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Kenya seeks tech alternatives to break taboo over sex education in schoolsa growing number of businesses, charities and individuals are seeking to fill t
Kenya seeks tech alternatives to break taboo over sex education in schools
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
a growing number of businesses, charities and individuals are seeking to fill the gap in information. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Nailab, a Kenyan firm that supports technology startups, are behind the latest... Read more
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