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29 July 2020
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Op-Ed: Menstrual health needs don’t stop during pandemics

Despite being an important issue concerning women and girls, Menstrual Health Management (MHM) is often overlooked within the framework of national development strategies and more so in pandemic... Read more

25 July 2020
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A mobile app that promises to improve reporting of family planning commodities in Kenya

Workers in health centres tasked with the reporting of the status of Family Planning commodities heaved a sigh of relief following the introduction of a mobile app known as QualiPharm. The mobile app... Read more

25 July 2020
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Op-Ed: COVID-19 Pandemic: Redefining the health system in Africa

The COVID -19 pandemic has drastically challenged and strained health systems worldwide. All components of the health delivery architecture - from human resources to physical infrastructure - have... Read more

24 July 2020
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A ray of hope in Baringo crisis: flood survivors get UNFPA Dignity Kits

Rain is usually a harbinger of good tidings and its coming is met with jubilation. People usually prepare their lands for the beginning of the planting season. This was not the case for 12-year-old... Read more

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
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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
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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

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

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