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19 April 2012
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Namibia launches new gender policy with UNFPA input

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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Climbing Kilimanjaro to protest violence against women

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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Preventing maternal deaths from severe after-birth bleeding

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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South Sudan gets $19.5 million for midwifery programmes

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
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UN launches Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children

                         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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Providing reproductive health kits for South Sudan refugees

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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UNFPA equips nursing and midwifery college in South Sudan

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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Emotions high as cutters denounce FGM

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

2 February 2012
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South Sudan's health professionals given scholarships

JUBA, South Sudan — Nine health professionals from South Sudan have been selected to participate in a one-year scholarship to gain additional skills to work as health professional educators in their... Read more

12 December 2011
Press Release

UNFPA launches Condomize Campaign in Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 6 December 2011 — The UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, and its partners on Monday launched its Condomize Campaign to promote the use of both female and male condoms to... Read more

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