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Rwandan Parliamentarians Work To Halve Maternal Deaths

KIBUYE, Rwanda — The network of Rwandan parliamentarians this week outlined a bold four-point advocacy programme to reduce maternal deaths by 40 per cent by increasing the nation’s low contraceptive prevalence rate of 4…

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Germany's Government 'Called to Account'

Alfred Biolek, prominent German television personality and UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, presented a giant invoice to the State Secretary of the German Ministry for Development and Economic Cooperation, Erich Stather.

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Peer Educators Network Works to Prevent Spread of HIV/AIDS Among Youth in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Her friends call her Natalia, but it’s not her real name. This 20-year-old blonde from St. Petersburg, the Russian Federation, was diagnosed HIV positive a year ago. Natalia claims her stepfather forced her to have sex…

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UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Visits Kabul

UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador Goedele Liekens traveled to Kabul, Afghanistan for a one day visit on 20 May.

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Women and HIV/AIDS: Confronting the Crisis

Helen Ditsebe-Mhone is an outspoken advocate of the need to take action to fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

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Making Informed Choices: Providing Youth Friendly Reproductive Health Services in Viet Nam

HANOI, Viet Nam – “So, how many kinds of love do we know?” The actor looks at the audience, some 70 young wide-eyed Vietnamese students crammed together in a classroom in one of Hanoi’s overcrowded junior high schools,…

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Multi-Media Centre Provides Hands on Training for Youth in Benin

<p> <b>COTONOU, Benin</b>—The new Multi-Media Centre complex is bustling with hands-on activity.</p>

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Latin American, Caribbean Countries Poised to Reaffirm Cairo Consensus

SANTIAGO, Chile—Thirty-two Latin American and Caribbean countries stand poised to adopt a declaration reaffirming their commitment to the Programme of Action of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and…

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Providing Quality Reproductive Health Services to Women in Bangladesh

MANIKGANJ, Bangladesh—This bustling farming community, 70 kilometres south of Dhaka, is a town of narrow dirt lanes, clogged with humanity and every conceivable form of transport, from rickshaws and bullock carts to…

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