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My Body Is My Own

State of World Population Report

We have the inherent right to choose what we do with our body, to ensure its protection and care, to pursue its expression. The quality of our lives depends on it. In fact, our lives themselves depend on it. 

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UNFPA Quarter 1 2021 Newsletter

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From a year of unprecedented challenges and loss, we usher in the new year with hope, embracing the drive to build forward better for all. The pandemic tested us all, but it also revealed the resilience of our human spirit. Covid-19 has forever altered the world we live in; it has unleashed what could be one of the largest health and economic crises of this century, with the end not yet in sight and the longer-term impact unknown. We watched as our frontline healthcare workers, scientists, community volunteers, donors, and development agencies quickly mounted a response to save millions of lives. In 2021, UNFPA will be leveraging the lessons learnt from the pandemic response to accelerate progress in ensuring rights, choices and dignity for the communities we serve. As with any crisis, women and girls bore a disproportionate brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, once again reminding us that the mandate of UNFPA remains vital in ensuring life saving sexual and reproductive health services are maintained, even in a crisis.

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Damu Sasa - Share your love

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On the 14th of February 2021, UNFPA Kenya partnered with the Ministry of Health, Kenya Red Cross Society and Damu Sasa to advance the accessibility and availability of safe blood and blood products through the Valentine's Blood Donor Drive. With the main event at Uhuru Park and other events across 52 donation facilities in the country, many embraced the initiative and donated blood. The main messages of the Valentine’s Day campaign focused on blood donation as an avenue to show love and share life

 

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Action Plan for the Implementation of the ICPD25 commitments

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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 that was held from 12th to 14th November 2019 was the 25th commemoration of the
landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) that was held in Cairo, Egypt in 1994. At this
conference, the world agreed to implement a progressive Plan of Action (PoA) whose goal was to advance the wellbeing
of populations worldwide. Implementation of the PoA was expected to come to an end in 2014 but as the end date
approached it was apparent that many of the targets set in 1994 would not be achieved and hence the decision to extend
implementation beyond 2014.

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Asili Magazine Quarter 4

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A staggering 200 million women and girls, mostly in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, bear the gruesome physical and emotional scars of Female Genital Mu- tilation – an outdated and unspeakably horrendous practice, whose prevalence in Kenya presently stands at 21 per cent. Beyond the statistics, a single case of FGM is torturous enough to sear the human con- science to its core!

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE GENDERED EFFECTS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON HOUSEHOLDS

Annual Report

This report was prepared through the collaborative efforts, support, dedication and hard work by various teams involved in undertaking this survey. First, we recognize the leadership, partnership and collaborative effort of UN Women-Kenya, UNFPA-Kenya, Care-Kenya, OXFAM-Kenya, UNILEVER-Tea Kenya, State Department for Gender, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), and the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) that made this survey possible through financial and technical support. Many thanks go to GeoPoll and IPSOS-Kenya who played an instrumental role in collecting the primary data.

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THE UN H6 JOINT PROGRAMME ON REPRODUCTIVE, MATERNAL, NEWBORN, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH (RMNCAH)

Annual Report

The purpose of the End-Term Evaluation of the Joint Programme on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health, HIV and GBV was to conduct an in-depth analysis to assess progress made in achieving planned results as contained in program results framework. Thee evaluation report will be used by UNH6 agencies to account to donors and other involved stakeholders including the Government of Kenya, Development Partners among others.

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ICPD25 Anniversary Issue

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The ICPD25 Nairobi Summit in 2019 was an exceptional moment to recalibrate and re-energize strides towards prosperity and dignity for all. We marked 25 years since the endorsement of the ICPD Programme of Action in Cairo in 1994 which emphasized the fundamental role of women’s interests in population matters, giving prominence to reproductive health and the empowerment of women. This first anniversary of the historic Summit is an appraisal of the progress made in sustaining the vitality and momentum witnessed a year ago. Nairobi was rich in perceptions, persuasions and passions. Our convictions were diverse and our approaches unlimited. We acknowledged that our shared humanity is rooted in rights and freedoms that we must all commit to protect and practice. The Summit bestowed on us the onus to collectively translate the aspirations of Cairo into a lived reality for posterity. Unanimously, across the 172 countries and territories that converged in the Kenyan capital, we committed to make development human-centered and transformative.....

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UNFPA Kenya Quarterly Magazine - October 2020

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We applaud the Government of Kenya for the tremendous capacity and resilience in efforts to contain the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic. The experience has been fraught with challenges in an environment of limited past lessons to guide the strategic thrust across health, social and economic platforms. The milestones and results that inspire us today are fruits of unwavering collective hope and collaboration in confronting the crisis.

We are confident that the worst is in the past as we continue witnessing a drastic decline in Covid-19 morbidity and mortality statistics. Yet we echo the President’s call to remain acutely aware of the need to sustain containment measures as we march towards building back better. We aim to realize not just the absence of numbers that signal despair but genuine and sustainable improvement in the quality of life for all.

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Asili Newsletter Issue 3

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A quarterly Magazine on ending Female Genital Mutilation

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