News on Adolescent pregnancy

14 October 2008
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DAKAR, Senegal — The second Pan-African film festival, intended to raise awareness of the various forms of violence committed against women in Africa, will open here on 26 November. Sponsored by UNFPA, the United... Read more
18 July 2008
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LOFA, Liberia — Dr. Geetor Saydee’s legs were tired, his brow drenched in sweat. He’d been walking for several hours through the dusty streets of Lofa, a county in Liberia’s northern region, to assess the status of the... Read more
8 May 2008
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NEW YORK – Some 250 million years ago, all of the earth’s land mass formed one supercontinent, Pangea. On May 10, organizers of Pangea Day, aim to restore connections between far-flung places through the power of story... Read more
22 May 2008
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WASHINGTON, D.C.—“Living with obstetric fistula is a life full of stigma,” said 32-year-old Sarah Omega of Kenya at a press conference on Capitol Hill this week. She suffered from this debilitating injury of... Read more
30 April 2008
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GENEVA — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) signed an agreement here today to strengthen their combined efforts to respond to the sexual and... Read more
30 August 2007
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Read more about the crisis in Darfur in these related features: Dispatches from Darfur: Caring for the Ones who Care for Others UNFPA Provides Emergency Supplies in Darfur for Basic Needs Violence Plagues Darfur Women... Read more
1 October 2007
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ORELLANA PROVINCE, Ecuador — Widman Jimenez, a farmer in Ecuador’s fertile, but sometimes tumultuous Amazon region, has the intensity of someone who is driven by a cause. He is, in fact, an activist engaged in the... Read more
18 July 2007
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World Population Day was marked around the world on 11 July with a variety of activities and events organized by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and its national partners. This year’s theme, Men as Partners... Read more
3 October 2007
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BRUSSELS – The EU/UNFPA Reproductive Health Initiative for Youth in Asia (RHIYA) officially ended last week, but its legacy will continue, according to a number of speakers at the high-level conference ‘Adolescent... Read more
5 July 2007
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — UNFPA’s Goodwill Ambassador in Japan, Yuko Arimori, undertook a week-long mission to Pakistan to see the work of UNFPA and to talk to women trying to improve their health, in order to relay their... Read more

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