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23 July 2020
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Provision of family planning commodities amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing tremendous disorder to health systems around the world, disrupting global supply chain of essential reproductive health commodities and supplies, hindering access to... Read more

22 July 2020
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Launch of the State of Kenya Population and State of the World Report 2020

The Government of Kenya through the National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary Hon. (Amb.) Ukur Yatani, the Cabinet Secretary for Public Service and Gender Prof. Margret Kobia, and the UNFPA... Read more

11 July 2020
News

Against My Will: State of the World Report Launched in Kenya

The Government of Kenya through the National Trea- sury and Planning Cabinet Secretary Hon. (Amb.) Ukur Yatani, the Cabinet Secretary for Public Service and Gender Prof. Margret Kobia, and the UNFPA... Read more

9 July 2020
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Op-Ed: Responding to elderly people needs not be philanthropic

Africa is often referred to as the ‘world’s youngest continent.’ This is certainly true when one compares the median age of Africans, currently 19 years, while Europe’s median age is 43 years and... Read more

30 June 2020
Press Release

Confronting the silent and endemic crisis of harmful practices

Urgent, accelerated action needed to stop female genital mutilation, child marriage, and other practices that harm women and girls, according to new UNFPA report 30 June 2020, NEW YORK—Every year,... Read more

30 June 2020
News

Five things you didn’t know about practices that harm girls

UNITED NATIONS, New York – Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are harmed physically or psychologically, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and... Read more

19 June 2020
Statement

A Blight on Humanity’s Conscience

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict   Sexual violence in conflict is a threat to our collective... Read more

1 June 2020
News

Accountability for Accelerating the Fight to End FGM: Engaging County Administrators and Leadership

The Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS), Ministry of Public Service and Gender, Hon. Rachel She- besh visited Nyamira, Kisii, Narok, Kisumu, Ka- kamega, and Embu counties to engage the county... Read more

23 May 2020
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Mwanamke aelezea jinsi maisha yalivyomsononesha na ugonjwa wa fistula

Huku Ulimwengu ukitenga siku ya hamasisho dhidi ya ugonjwa wa nasuri Jumamosi iliyopita. Evelyne Shani alikuwa miongoni mwa wagonjwa wengi waliofanyiwa upasuaji wa bure katika hospitali ya rufaa ya... Read more

27 April 2020
News

Communities have to be on the frontlines of ending FGM

If Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was dead, all the 67 girls currently at Tasaru Girls Center in Narok County would be at home with their families. Not at this safe house where they run to in fear... Read more

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