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31 May 2022
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The Government of Norway commits NOK 45,000,000 to support Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights services for adolescents an

JOINT PRESS RELEASE: The Government of Norway commits NOK 45,000,000 to support Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights services for adolescents and youth in Madagascar.

Madagascar, Antananarivo, 31 May 2022 -- the Government of Norway committed NOK 45,000,000 (about 4,76 million USD) through UNFPA in Madagascar to promote the sexual and reproductive health and... Read more

11 May 2022
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Midwife nancy and baby Noelia

Assisting a mother deliver safely inside a tent in a cyclone-affected locality

May 5, 2022, at 3:00 p.m., baby Noelia with a birthweight of 2.5kgs let out her first cry inside the UNFPA tent, serving as temporary maternity ward at the regional referral hospital in Mananjary,... Read more

30 March 2022
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7 myths about unintended pregnancy debunked

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Half. That is the alarmingly high proportion of pregnancies that girls and women do not deliberately choose. The neglected crisis of unintended pregnancy is the subject of... Read more

7 March 2022
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Women and girls pay a heavy price during conflicts and emergencies

Statement by Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Women’s Day   More than 1.7 million people, mostly women and children, have now fled from their homes in Ukraine to neighbouring countries. For them,... Read more

15 December 2021
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Marie, Sakaraha

THEIR LIVES HAVE CHANGED, THEY TESTIFY: Marie, Sakaraha

“My name is Marie. I am 40 and I live in the Sakaraha district, a mining town in the South of Madagascar. I had a partner who was also the father of my son. We were not married. I was what is... Read more

15 December 2021
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Nirina, Lova, Soa, Tuléar

THEIR LIVES HAVE CHANGED, THEY TESTIFY: Nirina, Lova, Soa, from Tuléar

Smiling from ear to ear, Nirina, Lova and Soa welcome us into their small eatery. The eatery represents a huge victory for these young women who have all gone through a difficult period characterized... Read more

18 October 2021
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ELYSA RASOAVINJANAHARY, driven by Passion to Save Lives.

« Since I arrived here, I have been 'overwhelmed' with work because I am alone at this duty station. Nonetheless I love my job and I am proud to be a midwife. » Elysa RASOAVINJANAHARY is a midwife at... Read more

13 October 2021
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THEIR LIVES HAVE CHANGED, THEY TESTIFY: Lilly, Ampanihy

Lilly invites us into her modest one-room apartment. At 38, she is a mother of three, aged 22, 18 and 15. Abandoned by her husband for the past 3 years, she has been making a living from small jobs... Read more

5 October 2021
Press Release

Madagascar President champions family planning as a lever for development

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, 28 September 2021—The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Andry Rajoelina, was appointed as champion of family planning in Madagascar, and signed Madagascar's... Read more

25 August 2021
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ULTRASOUND SCAN FIRST LADY REP

The First Lady of Madagascar leads solidarity mission for the promotion of the resilience of women and girls in the Grand Sud

The 2020 drought is the most severe in 10 years in the South of Madagascar and has engendered significant impact in terms of increased violence against women and girls, pregnancy complications as a... Read more

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