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9 January 2020
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NAIROBI, Kenya/UNITED NATIONS, New York – Monicah, 13, was astonished to learn that female genital mutilation (FGM) is not an issue just within her community in Kenya’s rural Samburu County. “I... Read more
12 December 2019
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KIGALI, Rwanda, International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa—UNFPA committed to continue strengthening partnerships as it seeks solutions to end AIDS in Africa, said Mabingue Ngom, UNFPA... Read more
11 December 2019
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KIGALI, Rwanda, ICASA 2019—A UNFPA-supported nursing programme scholarship that Danny Chikonde received when he was just 22 years old has helped change not only his life, but also that of his... Read more
6 December 2019
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KIGALI, Rwanda, International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA)—As the pillars of our communities, girls have the agency to bring about change for themselves and those around them, said... Read more
4 December 2019
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KIGALI, Rwanda, International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA)—Ending AIDS and achieving universal sexual and reproductive health and rights requires moving... Read more
4 December 2019
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NAIROBI, Kenya, Nairobi Summit on ICPD25—The Family of Women Film Festival at the Nairobi Summit featured 11 feature-length and short-form documentaries and dramatic films on ICPD themes as well as... Read more
3 December 2019
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KIGALI, Rwanda, ICASA— Stigma and silence are the real killers when it comes to sexually transmitted infections, said Rwandan President Paul Kagame at the opening of the 20th International Conference... Read more
3 December 2019
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – For Anisia Byukusenge, gender-based violence is the number one threat to visually impaired women and girls. If she were to experience violence as a blind woman, she does... Read more
1 December 2019
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LILONGWE, Malawi – Chifundo Tindo lived with HIV for years before learning, at age 14, about her status. It had been a closely guarded secret since she was a child, even as her sister made sure she... Read more
21 November 2019
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The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 was radically inclusive in that it featured speakers and participants from governments, civil society, youth groups, faith-based organizations, academia and many more.... Read more

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