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Gulf News
Lack of women in workforce hinders growthamong the lowest in the world.The demographic dividend refers to an acceleratio
Gulf News / Posted 17 hours ago
among the lowest in the world.The demographic dividend refers to an acceleration of economic growth as the working-age population expands relative to the non-working-age. But without enough women, its impact will be muted in the Middle East,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Educated but Not At Work - Lack of Women in Middle East Workforce Hinders Growthamong the lowest in the world. The demographic dividend refers to an accelerat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
among the lowest in the world. The demographic dividend refers to an acceleration of economic growth as the working-age population expands relative to the non-working-age. But without enough women, its impact will be muted in the Middle East,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNFPA Seeks Empowerment for GirlsThe United Nations Population Fund or UNFPA says girls, particularly in the dev
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The United Nations Population Fund or UNFPA says girls, particularly in the developed world today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways such as prosperity and nutrition improvement, child marriage and teenage pregnancy... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Initiative reduces teen pregnancies at schoolfree to speak to their children about sex,” said Nodada. Last year the Eastern
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
free to speak to their children about sex,” said Nodada. Last year the Eastern Cape health department teamed up with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and LoveLife to introduce a cellphone app which allowed young people easy access to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tough FGM Laws Keep Numbers Down in Uganda, But Hotspots Still Rampantas hotspots. Female circumcision often involves partial or total removal of th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
as hotspots. Female circumcision often involves partial or total removal of the clitoris and labia minora. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says there are about 200 million girls and women around the world who have gone... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
The war on birth controlon many fronts to roll back access to contraception. The Trump administration
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
on many fronts to roll back access to contraception. The Trump administration has already suspended U.S. support for the United Nations Population Fund, cutting off access to contraception for millions of women in the developing world, including... Read more
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Business Wire
AHF Mobilizes DC World Bank Protest: Friday, October 13, 12 pm - 1 pmdespite high levels of income inequality and greater disease burden. In Swazila
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
despite high levels of income inequality and greater disease burden. In Swaziland, nearly 1 in 3 adults is HIV-positive; however, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has stopped providing condoms to the country due to its MIC des... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders Partner to Empower Crisis-Torn Kenya Girlsin the northern Samburu County. As part of activities to commemorate this year'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
in the northern Samburu County. As part of activities to commemorate this year's International Day of the Girl Child, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is partnering with Health Games which offers a social gaming platform to improve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Katavi Region Leads in Teenage Pregnancies PrevalenceIndicator Survey (TDHSMIS) report of 2015, 27 per cent of girls got pregnant be
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Indicator Survey (TDHSMIS) report of 2015, 27 per cent of girls got pregnant before they reached 18. Meanwhile, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates that in the next 10 years, one million girls would be married before... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'No More Beatings' - Husband Schools Take On Domestic Violencethe husband schools is all about improving health of the family as a unit," sai
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
the husband schools is all about improving health of the family as a unit," said Betty Alpha, programme coordinator at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which runs the schools with support from a local civil society group. Community... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Seeks Alternative Funding After Aid Cutsfunding. This follows the US President Donald Trump administration's withdrawa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
funding. This follows the US President Donald Trump administration's withdrawal of $32.5 million funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that supports family planning programmes in Kenya and other 150... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
60+ is India’s fastest growing demographic but public policy largely ignores the elderlyout for the safety of elderly citizens, the latest Caring for Our Elders: Early
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
out for the safety of elderly citizens, the latest Caring for Our Elders: Early Responses India Ageing Report report of the United Nations Population Fund suggests. It adds that India needs to create a cadre of home-based care providers, and make... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burning Pregnant Teens Was a Joke - Ekandjoalso made a contribution to the motion about street kids and those living under
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
also made a contribution to the motion about street kids and those living under bridges who are getting pregnant. A 2016 United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) report stated that more than 46 000 teenagers fell pregnant in 2013 - about 127 girls... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dr. Natalia Kanem Appointed UNFPA Executive DirectorMonrovia — Dr. Natalia Kanem has been appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Monrovia — Dr. Natalia Kanem has been appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, by Secretary General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Unde -Secretary General. Dr. Kanem, a Panamanian, is the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appropriations Committees in U.S. Congress Vote to Maintain Funding for Global Fund and PEPFARof Representatives went in opposite directions. The Senate Appropriations Commi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
of Representatives went in opposite directions. The Senate Appropriations Committee voted to reinstate funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and to overturn the global gag rule, a longstanding Republican policy that forbids... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shelter Brings Cheer to Pregnant Womensix weeks of their pregnancies. The maternity waiting shelters at Howard Hospit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
six weeks of their pregnancies. The maternity waiting shelters at Howard Hospital, built with funding from Grant Thornton, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Nyaradzo Funeral Assurance Company and others, aim to reduce maternal mortality and... Read more
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New Kerala
Amid cholera outbreak in north-east Nigeria, UN steps up aid, warns pregnant women most vulnerable - newkerala news #276683- most worryingly, pregnant women and their unborn babies - vulnerable to chole
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
- most worryingly, pregnant women and their unborn babies - vulnerable to cholera in the wake of an outbreak in August, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has warned. "Studies show that cholera infections during pregnancy can lead to sudden... Read more
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New Kerala
Amid cholera outbreak in north-east Nigeria, UN steps up aid, warns pregnant women most vulnerable - newkerala news #276632- most worryingly, pregnant women and their unborn babies - vulnerable to chole
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
- most worryingly, pregnant women and their unborn babies - vulnerable to cholera in the wake of an outbreak in August, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has warned. "Studies show that cholera infections during pregnancy can lead to sudden... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Website Equips Youths On Sexual Healthand reproductive health information is critical to winning the fight against th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
and reproductive health information is critical to winning the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. This was said by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative to Lesotho, Nuzhat Ehsan, during Tuesday' launch of the adolescent... Read more
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International Business Times
2 men arrested after being caught on camera abducting minor girl and beating up her mother being in the 21st century, the curse like child marriage is still prevalent in
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
being in the 21st century, the curse like child marriage is still prevalent in the Indian subcontinent. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), 47% of girls in India are married before the legal minimum age. The northern Indian... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Strong Women Of Mongolia Are Ready To Take On The Patriarchytheir male counterparts and on average live 75.1 years — a decade longer than m
KPBS San Diego / Posted 20 days ago
their male counterparts and on average live 75.1 years — a decade longer than men. Tim Jenkins, communications officer for United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Mongolia, remembers the curiosity the group drew several years ago when they produced... Read more
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Aljazeera
Midwives offer lifeline to pregnant Rohingya womenwho are not recognised as citizens by the Myanmar government despite living the
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
who are not recognised as citizens by the Myanmar government despite living there for generations. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates that out of the nearly 150,000 Rohingya women of reproductive age (15-49... Read more
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Canberra Times
US President Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programwas getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to t
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
was getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under former President Park Geun-hye. The United States and South Korea are... Read more
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dna
Donald Trump orders new sanctions to further isolate North Koreawas getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to th
dna / Posted 26 days ago
was getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under former President Park Geun-hye. The United States and South Korea are... Read more
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WA Today
US President Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programwas getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to t
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
was getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under former President Park Geun-hye. The United States and South Korea are... Read more
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The Age
US president Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programwas getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to t
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
was getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under former President Park Geun-hye. The United States and South Korea are... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US president Donald Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programwas getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
was getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under former President Park Geun-hye. The United States and South Korea are... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programmewas getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to t
Swissinfo / Posted 26 days ago
was getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under former President Park Geun-hye. The United States and South Korea are... Read more
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Reuters
Trump orders new sanctions to tighten screws on North Korea nuclear programwas getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to t
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
was getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under former President Park Geun-hye. The United States and South Korea are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fistula Survivors Acquire Vocation Skillsassociated myth that obstetric fistula is due to witchcraft or bad luck. For h
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
associated myth that obstetric fistula is due to witchcraft or bad luck. For his part, the Assistant Representative for United Nations Population Fund and Officer-in-Charge, Dr. Philderald Pratt said it is a grave injustice that around the... Read more
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Reuters
Trump to add North Korea sanctions, allies call for strict enforcementwas getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to t
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
was getting more serious by the day. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under former President Park Geun-hye. North Korea conducted its sixth and largest... Read more
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Zero Hedge
South Korea Unexpectedly Approves Aid To Pyongyang As North Korea Calls Trump "Barking Dog"weakening for a fourth straight month. The last time the South had sent aid to
Zero Hedge / Posted 26 days ago
weakening for a fourth straight month. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. Meanwhile, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said... Read more
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Eye Witness News
War of words between Pyongyang and Washington continuesare in short supply,” she said. The last time the South had sent aid to the No
Eye Witness News / Posted 27 days ago
are in short supply,” she said. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. South Korea’s efforts aimed at fresh aid for North... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
North Korea calls Trump ‘barking dog’; Seoul approves $8 million aid to Pyongyangyoung children are in short supply.” The last time the South had sent aid to t
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 27 days ago
young children are in short supply.” The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. South Korea’s efforts aimed at fresh aid for North... Read more
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The Economic Times
South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Donald Trump 'barking dog'young children are in short supply." The last time the South had sent aid to t
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
young children are in short supply." The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. South Korea's efforts aimed at fresh aid for North... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump "barking dog"young children are in short supply." The last time the South had sent aid to t
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
young children are in short supply." The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. South Korea's efforts aimed at fresh aid for North... Read more
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Swissinfo
South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trumpyoung children are in short supply." The last time the South had sent aid to t
Swissinfo / Posted 27 days ago
young children are in short supply." The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. South Korea's efforts aimed at fresh aid for North... Read more
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Reuters
South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump 'barking dog'young children are in short supply.” The last time the South had sent aid to t
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
young children are in short supply.” The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. South Korea’s efforts aimed at fresh aid for North... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korea approves US$8m aid to North Korea, timing to be decided laternuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
nuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. North Korea has conducted two more nuclear tests... Read more
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EuroNews
South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided laternuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the
EuroNews / Posted 27 days ago
nuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. North Korea has conducted two more nuclear tests... Read more
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Swissinfo
South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided laternuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the
Swissinfo / Posted 27 days ago
nuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. North Korea has conducted two more nuclear tests... Read more
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Reuters
South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided laternuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
nuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. North Korea has conducted two more nuclear tests... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S Korea approves US$8 million aid to N.Korea, timing to be decided laternuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
nuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. North Korea has conducted two more nuclear tests... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Korea approves US$8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided laternuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
nuclear test in January last year. The last time the South had sent aid to the North was in December 2015 through the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under ex-president Park Geun-hye. North Korea has conducted two more nuclear tests... Read more
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Gulf News
Midwives come to aid of pregnant Rohingya women in Bangladesh campsAbout 35 midwives trained by the United Nations Population Fund to work in cris
Gulf News / Posted 27 days ago
About 35 midwives trained by the United Nations Population Fund to work in crisis situations have been attending to women and girls in Cox’s Bazar MUMBAI: Dozens of midwives have been deployed to camps in Bangladesh to deliver babies and help young... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Midwives come to aid of pregnant Rohingya women in Bangladesh campsAbout 35 midwives trained by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to work
Bdnews24.com / Posted 27 days ago
About 35 midwives trained by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to work in crisis situations have been attending to women and girls in the two government-run refugee camps in Cox's Bazar over the past few weeks, according to UNFPA. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
100,000 Girls At Risk of Genital Mutilation - UNFPA OfficialAn estimated 100,000 girls in Sebei and Karamoja sub-regions are at risk of und
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
An estimated 100,000 girls in Sebei and Karamoja sub-regions are at risk of undergoing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country has warned. Mr Alain Sibenaler, the UNFPA country representative, said during... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Population Passes Two Million Markof Sustainable Development Goals, Agenda 2063, SADC RISDP and other development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
of Sustainable Development Goals, Agenda 2063, SADC RISDP and other developmental initiatives." For her part, the United Nations Population Fund Representative, Nuzhat Ehsan, congratulated Lesotho for holding the first digital census in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNFPA-Liberia Fistula Project Trains Fistula SurvivorsThe Liberia Fistula Project, funded by the United Nations Population Fund gradu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The Liberia Fistula Project, funded by the United Nations Population Fund graduates 13 fistula survivors from its rehabilitation program. The fistula survivors received 6-month training in tailoring, pastry, cosmetology as well as soap-making. The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
3.2m kids at 'high risk', govt toldorganised by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation, Chulalongkorn University, th
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 29 days ago
organised by the Thai Health Promotion Foundation, Chulalongkorn University, the Quality Learning Foundation (QLF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). He said 1.7 million Thai kids have learning problems such as autism or attention... Read more
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