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21 May 2019
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UTHUKELA DISTRICT, South Africa—Young people face many obstacles to their sexual and reproductive health and rights, and they must work with government and partners to rectify this. “We know you have... Read more
10 April 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 10 April 2019—The global reproductive rights movement that began in the 1960s transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of women, empowering them to govern their own... Read more
18 January 2019
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CAPE TOWN, South Africa—Imagine, on a day when you had your period, if you had to choose between buying food or pads. What would your priority be? This difficult decision is a reality for homeless... Read more
25 November 2018
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To commemorate this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the Secretary-General’s UNiTE Campaign is calling upon us to stand in solidarity with survivors and... Read more
15 November 2018
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Building on the momentum and discussions from the recently convened Presidential National Gender and Femicide Summit, the forum sought to address gender-based violence (GBV) institutions. It also... Read more
9 November 2018
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As development partners, governments, donors, experts and other agencies gather in Kigali, Rwanda from 12-15 November for the 5th International Conference on Family Planning, Dr. Julitta Onabanjo,... Read more
26 October 2018
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more
5 October 2018
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ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more
5 May 2018
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More than 1500 excited learners from schools in the surrounding area of uMlazi township in Kwa-Zulu Natal joined the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) Thina... Read more
2 March 2018
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It has been a year since SheDecides, a global movement to promote, provide, protect and enhance the fundamental rights of every girl and woman was launched. The movement is about getting women and... Read more

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