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25/05/2018

Wes Leal, a 19-year-old university student, breaks the silence around people who menstruate but who are not women.

25/05/2018

Listen to Kim Windvogel, Co-Director of FEM Projects, discuss the nuances and emotions of experiencing the menstrual period.

25/05/2018

Eliza Stewart, a 16-year-old schoolgirl from Cape Town, South Africa, sells menstrual cups in her spare time. Listen to her talk about why she began using a menstrual cup, and the benefits for the environment.

23/05/2018

Listen to Sister Nalubega Florence talking about what the Government of Uganda has done to reduce the extent of fistula in the country - from more than 200,000 women in 2006 to fewer than 75,000 today - and what this devastating condition entails.

16/05/2018

A video showing the remarkable rise in access to family planning in Ethiopia over the past two decades, which is improving maternal health and the nation's ability to reap a demographic dividend, with support from UNFPA Supplies.

28/02/2018

Dr Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director, speaking at the 8th African Conference on Sexual Health and Rights, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 14-16 February 2018.

15/02/2018

Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director, is interviewed by SABC News on the 8th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights, on the theme 'Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Women and Girls in Africa'.

24/01/2018

Find out about Girl District, a youth innovation comic book series and education curriculum that uses stories to educate young people about their sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights.

19/10/2017

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has released its annual State of World Population Report, entitled 'Worlds Apart: Reproductive health and rights in an age of inequality'. Dr. Justine Coulson, UNFPA Deputy Regional Director for UNFPA East and Southern Africa, joined Morning Live to break down the contents of the report.

17/10/2017

In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. At the top, resources and privileges accrue at explosive rates, pushing the world ever further from the vision of equality embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This is a path that we pursue at our peril. The yawning gap between the richest and the poorest is not only unfair, but a risk to economies, communities and nations.

Unless we start addressing the structural and multidimensional inequalities within our societies, we will never attain the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health for all. This standard was envisaged by the 179 governments that endorsed the Programme of Action of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which guides the work of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

 

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