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In Mauritania, Imams take to Radio Waves to say Child Marriage is Against Islam

“I refused to marry off my daughter for a simple, good reason: I want my daughter to be empowered,” said Lemeima mint El Hadrami,...

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25: we will work to make the next 10 years, years of action, results for women and girls

The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action must be delivered in full if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved, recognizing...

West Africa: Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA Executive Director, to bear African Youths’ message to the Nairobi Summit on ICPD 25.

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

Declaration affirms global support for reproductive health and rights

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

Q&A: UNFPA West Africa director on the security benefits of Family Planning

Family planning in West Africa has increased in popularity in recent years, as local religious leaders, community groups and health outreach programs have gotten...