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Little Blue Book Helps to Improve Maternal Health in Morocco

RABAT, Morocco — Latifa, more than seven months pregnant, awaits a prenatal consultation with her gynaecologist in a spacious, breezy meeting room in the National Hospital for Maternal Health Orangers in Morocco’s…

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Preventing HIV Among Youth Living on the Fringes in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Belize — Raymond Gentle (32) is the owner of a convenience store on Belize City’s infamous South Side.

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Latin American and Caribbean Women in the Labour Market: Equal Opportunity or Opportunities Lost?

QUITO, Ecuador — More women than ever are part of the job market in Latin America and the Caribbean – 33 million entered into the labour force between 1990 and 2004.

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Bank, 'Big 8' Health Leaders Agree on Strategy to Help Poor Nations

New York – Global health leaders from eight international organizations, including the World Bank, have agreed on a coordinated plan to help developing countries with health funding and technical and policy assistance.

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From the Statehouse to the Marketplace: Fighting FGM/C on All Fronts in Nigeria

OSUN STATE, Nigeria — From the shade of a small porch, Chief J.O. Aderibigbe rises to take the floor at this gathering of traditional birth attendants.

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Stopping a Practice that Endangers Women and Girls: Global Technical Consultation on FGM/C

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Over 100 million girls and women worldwide have undergone some form of genital mutilation or cutting.

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Giving Vietnamese Men the Support They Need to Be Supportive Partners

THAI BINH, Viet Nam– Representing different generations and occupations, Vinh, Hanh, Sinh and Toan form an unlikely, nervous group in the heat of a small waiting area at a health clinic in Viet Nam’s Red River Delta…

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World Population Day Observances Highlight 'Men at Work' Theme

World Population Day was marked around the world on 11 July with a variety of activities and events organized by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and its national partners.

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It Takes Two: Men as Partners in Maternal Health

UNITED NATIONS, New York—Having children is a partnership.

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