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Mocimboa DA Praia, Mozambique — Josefina, a 12-year-old girl living in Mozambique, wanted to leave school behind and become a mother. This was until a community-based activist introduced her to the...
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2014/10/23 08:29
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CANBERRA: Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced on Wednesday that her country will provide an additional 15 million AU dollars ($13.1 million) for life-saving assistance to people in Iraq...
2014/10/22 15:38
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Yopougon — On Rue de Princesse, the main party street in Yopougon, a raunchy neighbourhood in the Ivory Coast capital Abidjan, every second house has been converted into an outdoor bar and grill, a...
2014/10/22 14:28
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Editor's note: Mandy Moore is a singer-songwriter, actress, and an ambassador for Population Services International. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. (CNN) --...
2014/10/22 08:30
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The Nigerian government and the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have agreed to a ceasefire. The government issued an order Friday telling all ... ( Resource: Nigeria Ceasefire Agreement and Missing...
2014/10/21 14:43
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) has involved its member churches and partners in a World YWCA campaign, “NoXcuses for Violence against Women”. “There is no excuse for violence against women....
2014/10/20 08:30
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WORRIED by the high rate of Mother-to-child Transmission of HIV, MTCT, and overall high maternal death rate in the state, the Lagos state government has put together a renewed campaign to accelerate...
2014/10/18 10:34
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Bouake, Ivory Coast - A father will appear in an Ivory Coast court on Wednesday after forcing his 11-year-old daughter into marriage, judicial sources said on Friday. The young girl was married in a...
2014/10/17 13:29
2014/10/17 13:29
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As the world intensifies its response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the needs of pregnant women must be addressed urgently to save the lives of mothers and infants, warns UNFPA, the United...
2014/10/16 19:42
2014/10/16 19:42
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The Ebola epidemic, which is out of control in three countries and directly threatening 15 others, may not end until the world has a vaccine against the disease, according to one of the scientists who...
2014/10/16 19:29
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Only 12 percent of women using contraceptives It's a small operation, the nurse explains as she pushes a thin needle into the woman's arm and inserts the tube. She shrugs: the next day, the woman...
2014/10/16 19:29
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In Niger, children with dusty blond hair are ubiquitous: It's a sure sign of widespread malnourishment. Resources are scarce, while fertility rates are soaring. Yet family planning is an uphill...
2014/10/16 06:29
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COAST Regional Commissioner, Ms Mwantum Mahiza has asked the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to set up data information control (DIC) system that would help avoid misuses of statistics. Ms Mahiza...
2014/10/16 00:04
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THE plight of the girl child is one issue that has always invoked a deep passion within me. Not the least because I was once a victim of abuse, violence and early marriage, or that l have a daughter,...
2014/10/15 07:30
2014/10/15 07:30
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Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Health, Juliana Lunguzi has urged all nurses in the country to dig out and bring to the open challenges hampering the fight against Fistula. Lunguzi, who...
2014/10/13 11:29
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Tarime — FOR the first time the Tarime District is celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child today, thanks to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Tanzania Media Women Association...
2014/10/13 09:29
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The Lagos State Government is set for another round of campaign to accelerate the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to reduce maternal deaths in the state. This is contained in a...
2014/10/11 06:29
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Mangochi — The Government of Malawi with support from the United Nations Population Fund, United Nations Children Fund and the World Food Programme has introduced a joint UN Programme on Improving...
2014/10/10 21:25
2014/10/10 21:25
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Tomorrow marks the third International Day of the Girl Child, designated by the U.N. to highlight the need to create a better world for adolescent girls. It's a day when activists ramp up efforts to...
2014/10/10 13:14
2014/10/10 13:14
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WASHINGTON – As the communist Chinese government boasts that it has "prevented" more than 400 million lives through forced abortions as a part of its one child per family policy, Rep. Chris Smith,...
2014/10/24 14:29
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