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24 May 2019

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

19 February 2019
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"Denounce the violence perpetrators even if it is our spouse"

Rasoa, 31-year-old, is a gender-based violence survivor. After daring to take the brink of denunciation, she benefited from the services of a Counselling and Legal Advice Center (CECJ) and socio-... Read more

14 December 2018

Back to dignity, back to school!

Coming from Ejeda, in southern of Madagascar, Fidéline had her first pregnancy at 15 y.o. The delivery was difficult and the work lasted more than 2 days, Fideline lost her baby and at the same time... Read more

9 November 2018

Manufacturing condoms in Africa: an urgent health and economic priority

As development partners, governments, donors, experts and other agencies gather in Kigali, Rwanda from 12-15 November for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo,... Read more

26 October 2018

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

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

12 June 2017

The​ ​youth​ ​centre​ ​of​ ​Tsihombe:​ ​A​ ​step towards​ ​the​ ​demographic​ ​dividend!

The comments are unanimous! The youth centre of Tsihombe is a saving place for the youth of this rural town of Androy region, located at 1,032 km from the capital, which can be reached in 18 hours by... Read more

12 June 2017

Madagascar,​ ​the​ ​first​ ​to​ ​launch​ ​the​ ​annual theme​ ​of​ ​the​ ​African​ ​Union​ ​in​ ​rural​ ​areas!

For the first time in the history of the African Union, the unanimity of the Heads of State agreed on the annual theme of the African Union one year in advance. At the same time, the theme is... Read more

22 May 2017

Tongasoa​ ​in​ ​Madagascar​ ​Mr. Constant-Serge​ ​BOUNDA

Mr. Constant-Serge BOUNDA, the new Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) who arrived in Madagascar and presented his letters of accreditation to the Malagasy Government,... Read more

16 May 2017

Media​ ​as​ ​a​ ​catalyst​ ​for​ ​behaviour​ ​change

In Madagascar, there is a very weak relationship between supply and demand contraceptive methods. Despite the progress made, according to the results of the MDG Monitoring Survey (ENSOMD 2012-2013),... Read more