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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
23 August 2018
Opinion
Women and girls bear the brunt of political instability and ethnic conflicts. They are not spared either from the perils of droughts and food insecurity. To commemorate World Humanitarian Day, Dr.... Read more
23 August 2018
Statement
I am deeply saddened to learn of the death of Kofi Annan, who throughout his exemplary career worked tirelessly for a more just and peaceful world, based on our shared humanity and fundamental values... Read more
21 August 2018
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LÓVUA REFUGEE SETTLEMENT, Lunda Norte Province, Angola—With a grin on her face, Marie Anny, 13, approaches the people handing out dignity kits. On any other day she would be taking advantage of the... Read more
17 August 2018
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SOMALI REGION, Ethiopia—At first, Trik Dulene and her husband agreed to use family planning to enable them to raise their two daughters within the limited resources available to them as a family. But... Read more
8 August 2018
News
SOKORU DISTRICT, Ethiopia—When Salia Shemsu failed the Grade 10 national exams two years ago her family was in no position to help her repeat the year, which effectively ended her formal education.... Read more
3 August 2018
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MCHINJI, Malawi – One morning, Stella Chiwaka, a 28-year-old primary school teacher, visited a nearby health centre to get information and services on contraceptives. She was enthusiastic and had... Read more
24 July 2018
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Netherlands/Lesotho/Botswana – The number of AIDS-related deaths has fallen to its lowest point this century thanks to improved access to antiretroviral treatment, according to a newly released... Read more
17 July 2018
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KAMPALA, Uganda— Jhazirah was a loner who found it hard to share her life with others and had no self-confidence. “I have trouble with my leg – a clubfoot. Girls saw me as a misfit and abnormal,” she... Read more

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