News on Youth leadership & participation

14 Octubre 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
8 Febrero 2008
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NEW YORK — The aspirations, skills, rights, opportunities and health of young people are a top piority for UNFPA. “This generation of young people is the largest in world history,” UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya A.... Read more
5 Febrero 2008
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KOLDA, Senegal — “Monsieur! Monsieur!” Fingers snapping, faces eager, the students in this small classroom in rural Senegal battle between their desire to follow the strict rules of the classroom and the sheer joy of... Read more
5 Agosto 2008
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MEXICO CITY, Mexico — It’s not a musical – it’s real life. But suddenly, seemingly out of nowhere, dozens of young people on busy street corner break into song and dance. In unison, hips are moving, heads bobbing, feet... Read more
30 Septiembre 2008
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TBILISI, Georgia — Shock, dismay, fear and concern surfaced when conflict struck Georgia on 7 August. For many watching from afar, the complexities of the political crisis – and what it would mean in the global context... Read more
5 Marzo 2008
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KIBERA, Kenya — In early January, armed men tore into the house of a 32-year-old mother of three in Kibera. They undressed and then took turns sexually assaulting her. A few days later, the woman came to the Gender... Read more
19 Junio 2008
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ILESHE, Nigeria — Prophet Adebisi is an imposing man.  A middle-aged community leader here in Ileshe, a rural town in southern Nigeria, he has a deep voice and square build that seem to command authority. And he is... Read more
3 Octubre 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
11 Junio 2007
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Children are dependent, to a large extent, on the health and well-being of their mothers. This recognition led, in 2005, to the merging of three separate global partnerships, which had earlier focused on child survival... Read more
27 Septiembre 2007
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Women leaders of the United Nations welcomed today’s launch of a global campaign to eliminate maternal and child deaths around the world. Called Deliver Now for Women + Children, the effort... Read more

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