3 August 2011
In the News
DAKAR, Senegal -- The Horn of Africa food crisis shows the need to provide the world's poor with better access to family planning as part of efforts to prevent future tragedies, the head of UNFPA said. The United... Read more
27 July 2011
In the News
Tweet DAKAR, Senegal — Health workers say an apparent rise in contraceptive use in Nigeria stems largely from a willingness by traditional and religious leaders in some regions to use their influence in promoting... Read more
10 February 2011
In the News
In Africa, if you play music in an open space, any music, then people will generally come. "It is the way to reach people, to bring them together." So says Sister Fa, a Senegalese urban soul and hip-hop star who has... Read more
23 September 2010
News
UNITED NATIONS — Senior business leaders met yesterday with heads of state, UN agencies and NGOs to strategize on concrete actions business can take to help close the gap on meeting the Millennium Development Goals.... Read more
20 August 2001
News
DAKAR, Senegal – Youths from nearly 90 countries resolved to lead the crusade against HIV/AIDS all over the world, in adopting the Dakar Youth Empowerment Strategy at the end the Fourth World Youth Forum of the United... Read more
15 October 2009
News
DAKAR, Senegal – Nearly 35 participants from UNFPA country offices in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Arab States, Asia and Europe, along with partners from governments and the civil society, met here this... Read more
11 February 2002
News
Imams in Senegal's Tambacounda and Kolda regions have expressed support for the work of the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), especially for its $11.5 million country programme for 2002-06, which includes $8... Read more
5 February 2004
News
GOUDIRY, Senegal — It’s a long way — 70 kilometres along a hot and dusty dirt road — from the village of Goudiry to the regional hospital in Tambacoumba. For many of the women who tried to get there in the throes of... Read more
5 February 2008
News
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
8 February 2008
News
TAMBACOUNDA, Senegal — Mamadou Doumboya has an interesting way of spending his free time. Each week he ventures into the traffic-choked squares and intersections of his hometown, shouldering an array of sex education... Read more

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