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18/10/2018

"We don't plan to have more children. Education is important. I would like my two children to go to university and I am preparing for that," says Sharrow Vilinga Nalisi, 31, from Kenya. She explains why access to modern contraceptive methods is important to her.

12/09/2018

UNFPA's Innovation Accelerator (iAccelerator) presents solutions for young people by young people. Uhirwa Silvie and Muzungu Hirwa Sylvain, filmed in Mahama Refugee Camp in Rwanda, are co-founders of Tantine, a mobile app that that provides reproductive health information for refugee youth. Here, they explain how their innovation works to help young people in the settlement.

31/07/2018

Listen to this remarkable poem by 10-year-old Lynnette Mtomba on menstruation, recited at Africa's first ever Menstrual Health Management Symposium held by UNFPA and the Government of South Africa, in Johannesburg from 28-29 May.

31/07/2018

What happened at Africa's first ever Menstrual Health Management Symposium, organized by UNFPA and the Government of South Africa in Johannesburg on 28 and 29 May 2018? Watch this overview. [3:33 mins]

18/07/2018

Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela. The Centenary is an occasion to reflect on his life and legacy, and to follow his call to “make of the world a better place.” Read more

06/06/2018

Watch how UNFPA works to empower the most vulnerable Kenyans to access quality, integrated maternal health services, and the effect this is having on maternal health.

06/06/2018

Watch how UNFPA works to empower the most vulnerable Kenyans to access quality, integrated maternal health services, and the effect this is having on maternal health.

06/06/2018

Find out how UNFPA in Rwanda is empowering women and young people to access sexual and reproductive health and rights, especially family planning.

25/05/2018

Siv Greyson, a university student and non-binary transperson, explains why it would be exciting for her if there could be a shift in how people perceive bodies and what menstruating in that body can mean.

25/05/2018

Zolani Mahola, lead singer of internationally renowned South African band Freshlyground, explains why menstruation for her is when she feels at the height of her feminine power.

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