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every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential fulfilled.


2 February 2018

Working through community structures to end child marriage

“I want to use my savings to finance my college studies without bothering my parents,” says Merhawit Mezgebe, 18, with a warm smile. She is one of 2,400 girls participating in a programme to end child marriage, which is...

24 January 2018

Women-friendly spaces offer safe haven for Congolese refugees in Angola

In a simple white tent in the Lóvua refugee settlement in Angola, women and girls who fled the brutal conflict in Kasai, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, can find safe haven and support. The tent is one of two...

24 January 2018

New Year, New Beginnings

The new year is a time for reflection and for resolutions -- a time to take stock of our successes and challenges, to strengthen our resolve and to set goals for the future. For UNFPA, this year marks a beginning as we...

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