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2 August 2017

How am I expected to be a wife to someone my father’s age?

“I woke up one morning, and my father told me that we were poor and needed money,” says Faith Kiraison, 13, from Naikarra. She was confused about why her father was telling her about the family’s financial hardships –...

31 July 2017

Cursed no more – women in western Ethiopia reject childbirth alone in the bush

Three times, Abebech Kabla has given birth alone in the woods. Each time, she thought she might die. The first time, she was only 13 years old, and just a year into her marriage.

28 July 2017

Male participation in family planning transforms family life

"I had twelve children with my wife and five (have) already died because of poverty. A vasectomy was our only relief,” says Damien Gahutu. It is in his minority community of Batwa in northern Burundi that a radical...

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FGM and Child Marriage in Kenya
#HerStoryHerVoice Series
UNFPA: Family Planning
UNFPA: Family Planning
MoBiz 2017
MoBiz 2017
Tribute to Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin (1949-2017)
Tribute to Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
SMS Biz/U-Report
SMS Biz/U-Report

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UNFPA’s flagship programme, Safeguard Young People (SYP), responds to the urgent...
Imagine a world where all adolescents and young people are healthy, productive and...
This country snapshot provides an overview of national level data for the full scope of...
This country snapshot provides an overview of national level data for the full scope of...

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