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24 April 2012
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 23 April 2012 — Urgent action is needed to protect and fulfill young people’s human rights, particularly their right to sexual and reproductive health. Only then would they... Read more
20 April 2012
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Namibia’s population grew at an average annual rate of 1,5 per cent from 2001 to 2011, or from 1.8 million to 2.1 million people. This was announced last week during the release of the preliminary... Read more
19 April 2012
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The Namibian President launched the country’s revised National Gender Policy, which the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) contributed towards, at an event to mark International Women’s Day in... Read more
11 April 2012
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This article was written by UNFPA Tanzania Communications Analyst, Sawiche Wamunza, about her climb up Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania along with 72 other climbers, who bore the flags of 36 African... Read more
10 April 2012
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The Guardian. Thursday, 5 April 2012. By Chukwuma Muanya A UNITED Nations (UN) Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP) co-ordinated randomised... Read more
2 April 2012
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JUBA — UNFPA in South Sudan is to receive 19.5 million Canadian Dollars in funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) for a four-year programme, Strengthening Midwifery... Read more
23 March 2012
Press Release
                         NEW YORK, 23 March 2012 —  UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and UNICEF today launched a high-level commission to improve access to essential but overlooked health... Read more
19 March 2012
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JUBA — In response to the strained humanitarian situation in South Sudan, UNFPA handed over reproductive health kits to the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, in Juba on 8 March. The kits are to... Read more
19 March 2012
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JUBA — The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA in South Sudan congratulated South Sudan’s Minister of Health and the partners involved in building and developing the Juba College of Nursing and... Read more
24 February 2012
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AMUDAT, Uganda  — It was a moment filled with emotion, that hot and sunny afternoon in a little village of Amudat, north-east Uganda. A group of women once committed to female genital mutilation rose... Read more

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