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Linking Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Services

Linking sexual and reproductive health and HIV is of critical importance. Worldwide, more than 80 per cent of HIV infections are sexually transmitted.

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Partnership Framework Agreements signed with Government of Luxembourg

NEW YORK — The United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNFPA and the United Nations Capital Development Fund signed a revised partnership framework agreement with the Government of…

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Highlighting the Social Dimensions of Climate Change

To date, research and policy-making on climate change have focused on climate science, technological solutions, and projected impacts to ecosystems and physical infrastructure.

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Tackling Taboos to Condom Use in Ethiopia and Elsewhere

Introducing condoms in communities where talking about such matters may be taboo requires innovative and culturally sensitive approaches.

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UN Report Urges ‘Chain of Prevention’ to Shield Youth

<p>JOHANNESBURG – In South Africa, the nation with the largest number of young people living with HIV, the destructive nature of the epidemic can be better understood than anywhere else in the world. According to…

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Women, Peace and Security Institute Established in Ghana

Discussions on conflict and peacekeeping in Africa have often ignored the role of women.

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UN Youth Champion Monique Coleman Supports HIV Prevention in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – High School Musical star Monique Coleman is a new advocate for youth around the world.

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Sandstorms, Fires and Demonstrations Complicate Delivery of Assistance at Camp near Libyan Border

BEN GUERDEN, Tunisia —Tensions are rising near the Tunisian-Libyan border in the Choucha camp, home, for now, for more than 3,500  refugees from a third country.

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One Stop Centre for Survivors of Violence Opens in Zanzibar

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania -– The ceremony began with the recitation of Utenzi, a form of Swahili narrative poetry. In a traditional Zanzabari style, two girls sang a sorrowful tale: “It is so heartbreaking to see that children…

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