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22 November 2012
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No human development if there’s violence against women

Message from UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, on International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women This year, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, marks the... Read more

21 November 2012
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New High-Level Task Force for ICPD launched

October 4, 2012, New York — Former presidents Tarja Halonen (Finland) and Joaquim Chissano (Mozambique) are co-chairs of a new global High-Level Task Force for ICPD to galvanize political will and... Read more

16 November 2012
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Young people have the power to change the world

By Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin A social media revolution is unfolding before our eyes, forever changing the way we connect. I see this whenever I travel; the young boys of Lagos preoccupied with their... Read more

15 November 2012
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Restoring the hopes of Africa's youth in Cotonou

COTONOU, Benin, 15 November 2012 — The three-day Regional Youth Forum, Promoting the MDGs and the ICPD Programme of Action among African Youth, closed today with messages the African youth will share... Read more

15 November 2012
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Family planning investments could save $11 billion

222 million women in developing countries have an unmet need for family planning Additional $4.1 billion in funding is needed to address current needs and those of the growing youth population  ... Read more

15 November 2012
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Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted

This article appeared in The Huffington Post on 14 November 2012   By Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin  The ability to decide when to have children, and how many, is seen as one of the most significant... Read more

7 November 2012
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High Level Taskforce visits South Africa

The High Level Taskforce for Women, Girls, Gender Equality and HIV for Eastern and Southern Africa (HLTF) visited South Africa from 21-28 October to provide high-level advocacy on an apparent sexual... Read more

1 November 2012
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HIV prevention should be a joint effort – Rwandan Minister

The Rwandan Health Minister has called for strengthened partnerships in the fight to reduce HIV infection in the country.   Dr. Anicet Nzabonimpa of the Ministry of Health, speaking on behalf of the... Read more

29 October 2012
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Regional Director discusses CARMMA with Ambassadors

29 October 2012, Addis Ababa — As part of ongoing efforts to table the Campaign for Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA) on the agenda of the upcoming African Union Summit... Read more

18 October 2012
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Girls, seize every opportunity with confidence!

Rwandan girls must assert themselves and discover their sense of self-worth. While Rwanda will do its best to level the playing field between girls and their brothers and provide opportunities for... Read more

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