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14 April 2022
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Act collectively to end the crisis of teenage pregnancy in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda’s “serious problem” of teenage pregnancy requires collective action to prevent and respond to the crisis – and new reports by UNFPA and the Government of Uganda will be... Read more

13 April 2022
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Risk of sexual violence, unintended pregnancy soars in crisis settings, new report highlights

UNITED NATIONS, New York/JUBA, South Sudan – Globally, an estimated half of all pregnancies are unintended, a recent UNFPA report highlights. But during a humanitarian crisis, the conditions that... Read more

12 April 2022
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South-South Learning on intergration

South-South Knowledge Sharing between ESARO and China on Integration of SRHR, HIV and GBV Services

  Finding Common Ground: The session was organised by the 2gether 4 SRHR programme after an invitation from UNFPA China Country Office. The main purpose was to connect ESARO programme staff and... Read more

9 April 2022
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Creating a healthy, productive nation for Uganda’s economic development

KAMPALA, Uganda – Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni called for greater focus on wealth creation as the ‘bone marrow of prosperity’, by practising commercial agriculture and building artisanal... Read more

6 April 2022
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Sexual and reproductive health: a foundation of resilience and well-being for people and planet

World Health Day message Kaila! In Fiji, it means to cry out loud. It can announce a celebration—or be a passionate call to action. At a moment of profound planetary crisis, Fiji and other Small ... Read more

5 April 2022
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Getting her future back: how new family planning methods helped a teen mum in Rwanda

NYAMASHEKE, Rwanda – Chanceline Nyiraneza’s life changed for the worse when she fell pregnant at 17, while still in high school. She dropped out of school, was abandoned by her boyfriend and lost the... Read more

1 April 2022
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How a teenager with an STI got more than she bargained for at a Lesotho health clinic

HA KOALI, Berea district, Lesotho—When a high school teenager with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) visited a clinic at Ha Koali for treatment, she got more than she expected. Nursing Officer ‘... Read more

1 April 2022
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How a teenager with an STI got more than she bargained for at a Lesotho health clinic

HA KOALI, Berea district, Lesotho—When a high school teenager with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) visited a clinic at Ha Koali for treatment, she got more than she expected. Nursing Officer ‘... Read more

30 March 2022
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7 myths about unintended pregnancy debunked

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Half. That is the alarmingly high proportion of pregnancies that girls and women do not deliberately choose. The neglected crisis of unintended pregnancy is the subject of... Read more

23 March 2022
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A boost in financing needed to achieve global goals and UNFPA’s transformative results

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – While development in the East and Southern Africa region depends on our ability to transform our populations to achieve the collective global and continental goals, the... Read more

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