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1 October 2018
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ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review—Africa needs the contribution of its civil society to drive its 2063 transformation agenda. As part of the Five-... Read more
26 September 2018
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BUJUMBURA, Burundi—"During my youth, I had to abort four times. I was afraid for my life when [on one occasion] it was dark and the doctor had only two candles to light [the room]," says Cecile... Read more
18 September 2018
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SIPHOCOSINI, Mbabane, Eswatini—As the world experiences climate change, deepened social and economic inequalities, and political and humanitarian crises, young people often face circumstances in... Read more
18 September 2018
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MAHWALALA, Eswatini—As the world experiences climate change, deepened social and economic inequalities, and political and humanitarian crises, young people often face circumstances in which they lack... Read more
18 September 2018
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MOTSHANE, Eswatini—As the world experiences climate change, deepened social and economic inequalities, and political and humanitarian crises, young people often face circumstances in which they lack... Read more
7 September 2018
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RUMBEK, South Sudan – More women in South Sudan die during pregnancy and childbirth than in nearly every other country in the world. Yet the vast majority of maternal deaths can be averted with... Read more
6 September 2018
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Statement by Dr. Julitta Onabanjo, Regional Director for UNFPA East and Southern Africa, at the Executive Board of UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS Second Regular Session 2018 on 4 September in New York.  Madam... Read more
5 September 2018
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LILONGWE, Malawi—Malawi has begun its 2018 Population and Housing Census, using tablets rather than a paper-based questionnaire to collect data, in its first-ever digital census undertaking. Malawi's... Read more
5 September 2018
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MANGINA, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo—As if the consequences of an ongoing armed conflict were not already challenging, Mangina Reference Health Centre has found itself at the heart... Read more
30 August 2018
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ANTSIRABE, Madagascar—Madagascar’s momentous third general census has been achieved, 25 years after the previous one was carried out. Vital for the development of the country, this undertaking... Read more

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