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26 July 2019
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On the sidelines of the celebration of WPD 2019: UNFPA inaugurates 3 vocational apprenticeship centers for vulnerable teenagers in N'SELE

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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WPD 2019: 25 years later, we still have a long way to go to live up to the promise of Cairo

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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The First lady of DRC, Mrs Denise NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI presided over activities marking the closure of International Midwifery Day celebration

 « 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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People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

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

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!

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 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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Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend - State of World Population 2018 launch in Africa

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

5 October 2018
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Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more

5 September 2018
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“We pray that Ebola epidemic will stop”

MANGINA, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo—As if the consequences of an ongoing armed conflict were not already challenging, Mangina Reference Health Centre has found itself at the heart... Read more

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