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13 August 2013

International​ ​Youth​ ​Day​ ​2013:​ ​"Youth Migration:​ ​Advancing​ ​Development"

This theme aims to raise the public awareness to the opportunities and risks associated with youth migration, to share knowledge and information from research and recent analyzes on this subject and... Read more

11 July 2013

World​ ​Population​ ​Day:​ ​"Fight​ ​against​ ​early pregnancy"

Adolescence is a decisive age for girls all over the world. The years of adolescence shape the direction of a daughter's life and that of her family.  Depending on the opportunities and choices... Read more

25 May 2013

First​ ​International​ ​Day​ ​of​ ​Obstetric​ ​Fistula: "End​ ​Shame,​ ​End​ ​Isolation,​ ​Eliminate Fistula"

The countries of today marked the first International Obstetric Fistula Day, with a variety of awareness-raising events on this neglected health problem.  More than 2 million women and girls in... Read more

13 March 2013

After​ ​the​ ​passing​ ​of​ ​Cyclone​ ​Haruna, UNFPA​ ​provides​ ​support​ ​to​ ​nearly​ ​300 pregnant​ ​women.

In a natural disaster, the risk of dying in childbirth is much higher than usual. UNFPA has pre-positioned six (06) Reproductive Health Kits in Tuléar to allow 270 deliveries in safety standards and... Read more

12 March 2013

Launching​ ​of​ ​the​ ​poster​ ​campaign​ ​for​ ​the fight​ ​against​ ​Gender-based​ ​Violence: "Stop​ ​violence​ ​against​ ​women,​ ​break​ ​the silence!"

Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread human rights violations. In some countries, up to 7 out of 10 women are beaten, raped, abused or mutilated in their lives. Less than a... Read more