News on Youth leadership & participation

26 Août 2015
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GAZA – Khalet* has just celebrated his first birthday. He was born during the recent hostilities in Gaza, which ended in August 2014. During the conflict, his pregnant mother, Samah, moved from shelter to shelter to... Lire plus
9 Octobre 2018
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Girls and women in Syria’s Areesha camp have flocked to UNFPA-supported safe spaces for health and social services, including literacy courses. ©UNFPA Syria
AL HASSAKEH, Syria – Ghalia*, 18, never went to school. There were none in her village. Instead, she worked in the fields alongside her sisters and father, despite his lifelong dream for the girls. “My father always... Lire plus
25 Septembre 2018
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – The world is home to 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24. Nearly 90 per cent live in developing countries.  Young people worldwide contend with poverty, discrimination, violence,... Lire plus
30 Mai 2018
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Faith Kiraison défend les droits et la santé des jeunes filles, en donnant des conseils de gestion de la santé menstruelle à ses pairs. © UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo
JOHANNESBURG, Afrique du Sud/NAROK, Kenya – « J'ai eu honte d'être une fille et je l'ai vécu comme une punition », se souvient Faith, 13 ans, à propos de ses premières menstruations.  Elle vivait à l'époque dans un ... Lire plus
31 Juillet 2018
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Me Me informe les adolescentes du camp sur les droits sanitaires et humains et les aide à comprendre leur propre potentiel. © UNFPA Myanmar
RAKHINE, Myanmar – Harlee Dar, 14 ans, ne va pas à l'école. Il n'y a pas de livres, de télévision ou de radio dans le petit abri de la famille, battu par la pluie dans la chaleur suffocante de cette saison des moussons... Lire plus
29 Août 2018
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Salia, now 18, tends to animals to provide for herself and her family. Just two years ago, Salia thought she would be a child bride. © UNFPA Ethiopia/Abraham Gelaw
SOKORU, Ethiopia – Two years ago, 16-year-old Salia Shemsu waited to be married off. She had just failed the national exam, barring her from pursuing the education she longed for. As the first-born girl in her family,... Lire plus
23 Juillet 2018
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«Les préservatifs disparaîtront de nos maisons et nous saurons qu'ils sont utilisés», a déclaré Maneo Ramabanta, au Lesotho, où les efforts de prévention du VIH doivent atteindre les adolescents vulnérables. © UNFPA Lesotho / Violet Maraisane
Pays-Bas / Lesotho / Botswana - Selon un rapport publié récemment, le nombre de décès liés au sida est tombé à son point le plus bas du siècle grâce à l'amélioration de l'accès aux traitements antirétroviraux. Pourtant... Lire plus
24 Juillet 2018
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Girls attend a football programme run by UNFPA and the Special Olympics in Azerbaijan. The programme brings together girls living with disabilities and those without, to play sports and learn about their rights. © UNFPA Azerbaijan
ABSHERON, Azerbaijan – Fourteen-year-old Maryam stood, awe-struck, at the edge of an indoor football pitch in Absheron, Azerbaijan. “For me, seeing a real soccer pitch, a real goal net, and putting on a real soccer... Lire plus
2 Juillet 2018
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As the monsoon season hits Cox's Bazar, refugees at Kutapalong refugee camp and elsewhere fear they are vulnerable to landslides. © UNHCR/Adam Dean
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – With monsoon rains unleashing floods and landslides in Bangladesh, UNFPA and partner agencies are urgently working to secure Rohingya refugee camps and settlements in Cox’s Bazar District.  “... Lire plus
26 Juin 2018
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Martha Pobee, Ghana's Permanent Representative and Chair of the Committee for the United Nations Population Award, together with United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed and UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem, who serves as the Award Committee's Secretary, at the 2018 UN Population Awards. © UNFPA/ Usenabasi Esiet
UNITED NATIONS, New York – The United Nations honoured Dr. Sir Prince Ramsey, an Antiguan family doctor who played a pivotal role in advocating for HIV patients at the height of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, and who... Lire plus

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