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4 December 2019
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Fighting gender-based violence through films and documentaries: avant premiere of A Girl from Mogadishu

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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Stigma and silence are the real killers in HIV and sexually transmitted infections – Rwandan President

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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“We have sexual desires, too”: Young women with disabilities demand access to information and services

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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“If you love me, know my status”: Safeguard Young People helps young people cast off HIV stigma

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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6 activists inspiring change towards better sexual and reproductive health in East and Southern Africa

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

19 November 2019
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High-level call for a Sustainable Development Goal target on data

ENTEBBE, Uganda, 18 November—Member States have demanded a specific target – SDG Target 17.18 – on data in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda, at the 8th African... Read more

18 November 2019
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Nairobi Summit on ICPD25: Advancing the rights and health of all people

NAIROBI, Kenya—The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 resulted in a resounding commitment to accelerate the promise of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), said Dr. Julitta... Read more

14 November 2019
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Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 ends with a clear path forward to transform the world for women and girls

NAIROBI, Kenya, 14 November 2019 - The Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 concluded today in the Kenyan capital, with partners making bold commitments to transform the world by ending all maternal deaths,... Read more

14 November 2019
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This is how much it will cost to realize the world we want

Nairobi, KENYA – It is possible to end preventable maternal deaths, cover all unmet needs for family planning and put a stop to gender-based violence, all within a decade. But it will cost the world... Read more

14 November 2019
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Nairobi Summit on ICPD25: we will work to make the next 10 years, years of action, results for women and girls

NAIROBI, Kenya—The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action must be delivered in full if the Sustainable Development Goals are to be achieved, recognizing... Read more

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