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Universal access to reproductive health care:…

Eleanor Roosevelt once said universal human rights begin in the small places close to home — and there’s no...

West Africa: Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA…

The official visit of UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem was marked by her participation in the “25 Hours of...

How childbirth depreciates women’s health’

A consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (O&G), Prof. Etedafe Prosper Gharoro, has said childbirth is the most important factor that...

Niger Faces Five Key Family Planning…

The Ouagadougou Partnership is nearing the end of its 2015-2020 acceleration phase. This alliance of nine West African countries set an...

Giving birth before 18 sets back…

A new study conducted by the Population Council and Women Deliver, found a strong and consistent lifelong negative association...

Investing in family planning to accelerate…

The Ouagadougou Partnership aspires to reposition family planning across nine Francophone West African countries—Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea,...

Depo-Provera, an Injectable Contraceptive, Does Not…

The hormone shot — popular among African women who must use birth control in secret — is as safe...

Burkina Faso: Historic day for advancing…

The 1st June promises to be an historic day for advancing sexual and reproductive health rights in Burkina Faso....

Progress in family planning in Africa…

A new study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that women in eight...

West Africa’s Contraceptive Revolution: 5 Lessons…

The Ouagadougou Partnership has been a unique experience. I have spent the last six years serving as Director of...

Declaration affirms global support for reproductive…

Ministers and representatives of Governments unanimously adopted a political declaration today reaffirming support for the Programme of Action of...

Female genital mutilation and human rights

Female genital mutilation (FGM), one of the most controversial and not-so-widely discussed harmful traditional practice, cannot be hidden anymore,...