News on Family planning

13 September 2011
News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Advancing the needs and rights of women and girls not only enhances their well-being and productivity, but it improves prospects for generations to come,” said the U.S. Department of State Global... Read more
13 September 2011
In the News
NEW YORK — Empowering women and girls will have a profound impact on the survival and well-being of children, UNICEF said today, joining the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) global campaign to mark 7 billion... Read more
26 May 2011
News
Recent reports show that people in Viet Nam and Thailand are living longer and choosing smaller families. This good news means, however, that both countries are confronting substantial challenges as their demographic... Read more
3 December 2009
News
NEW YORK – Maternal deaths in developing countries could be slashed by 70 per cent and newborn deaths cut nearly in half if the world doubled investment in family planning and pregnancy-related care, shows a new report... Read more
11 November 2009
News
Although the country lost much of its health personnel and infrastructure as a result of the genocide that shattered the country 15 years ago, Rwanda has brought its health care system back to life. The government has... Read more
10 December 2001
News
The Organization for Service and Life (Organisation pour le Service et la Vie (OSV), a local non-governmental organization (NGO) in the Francophone West African country of Benin, has launched a collection of family... Read more
14 October 2002
News
When Jane Roberts of Redlands, California, sat down at her computer to express her outrage at the United States decision to withdraw $34 million from UNFPA, she had no idea that a campaign had been born. She was also... Read more
22 May 2002
News
A team of parliamentarians from the United Kingdom has returned from China with praise for the UN Population Fund's work there. The Parliamentarians recently visited China to investigate allegations that the Population... 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
11 July 2002
News
For the past 13 years, countries around the world have been observing World Population Day on 11 July to raise public awareness and draw policy makers' attention to population issues such as poverty, reproductive health... Read more

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