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4 June 2019
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WINDHOEK, Namibia—“I want to share with you a dream that we need to have – a dream where we protect our young people from harm,” said Namibia’s First Lady Monica Geingos. "And this dream starts by... Read more
3 June 2019
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—Tremendous progress has been made in menstrual health management (MHM), including the establishment of the collaborative platform in the form of the African Coalition for... Read more
3 June 2019
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In the aftermath of the devastating Cyclone Idai, Dr. Elsa Jacinto, an obstetrician and gynecologist, was deployed to the storm-ravaged Buzi District to support the provisional health directorate. It... Read more
31 May 2019
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NEW YORK, UN Headquarters, United States—“African countries have a long record of keeping their borders, doors and hearts open to refugees and internally displaced people – an example not followed by... Read more
31 May 2019
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BEIRA, Mozambique – When Sabine Nana was a little girl, she spent much of her time waiting for her mother to come home from the local health facility. Ms. Nana's mother worked very hard, as she was... Read more
30 May 2019
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa—“Do you know why people don’t touch our hands? Because they are thinking, if she’s [having] her period, how does she see she’s [having] it?”   Managing one’s menstrual... Read more
29 May 2019
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ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar—Condoms will no longer be subject to government tax in Madagascar, President Andry Nirina Rajoelina announced at an event to mark the 50th anniversary of UNFPA, the 25th... Read more
28 May 2019
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA has carried forward the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) agenda over the past quarter of a century, despite formidable challenges. During a... Read more
27 May 2019
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JUBA/COX’S BAZAR/UNITED NATIONS – “My periods are a nightmare,” Nyanjuma Galoth, 20, told UNFPA at a civilian protection camp in South Sudan. “They are very painful, and I can’t get any sanitary... Read more
27 May 2019
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Author: UNFPA What is menstruation? What is the menstrual cycle?How is menstruation related to human rights?What do women and girls need to manage their menstruation?What happens when menstruation... Read more

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