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13 August 2019
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One month ago, an 11-year-old girl that we named “Anne” reached a UNFPA supported health facility with her mother, somewhere in the Ituri province. Welcomed by a nurse, she could barely talk and tell... Read more
26 July 2019
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The commemorative activities of World Population Day 2019 started on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, with a press lunch in Kinshasa. The leaders of the professional press organizations (UNPC, the CSAC),... Read more
26 July 2019
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25 years after the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo, Egypt in 1994, UNFPA accelerates the implementation of the promises in the Democratic Republic of Congo... Read more
26 July 2019
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World Population Day 2019 was commemorated on 11 July 2019 under the theme 25 years of the ICPD: Accelerating the Promise. The World Population Day was marked by a high level ceremony held in the... Read more
13 June 2019
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 « Midwives: defenders of the rights of women » was the theme of International Midwifery Day commemorated in DRC on the 9th of May under the auspices of the First Lady Ms Denise NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI... Read more
24 May 2019
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more
8 March 2019
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Spotlight on Kenya ahead of the Nairobi Summit
NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta hailed the strong partnership between his government and UNFPA during a meeting with UNFPA’s Executive Director, Dr. Natalia Kanem, at State House in... Read more
8 March 2019
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Building off of Friends of UNFPA’s campaign that aims to recognize and showcase the excellent work of our staff around the world, DHR-TMB is thrilled to spotlight our amazing staff at UNFPA!
Eke Henriette is the midwifery adviser for UNFPA DRC. She represents and models exceptional commitment UNFPA’s mandate having made positive impact in the area of maternal health. Henriette’s efforts... Read more
23 November 2018
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Chief Superintendent Françoise Munya Rugero - Champion for the fight against sexual violence in DRC.
Chief Superintendent Françoise is one of the pioneers in the fight against sexual violence in DRC; She got involved in the fight against sexual violence in 2000 following the armed conflict in the... Read more
26 October 2018
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more

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