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9 February 2016
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“My father forced me to get married to an older man almost his age. The old man gave him 20 cows. I tried to run away from that old man, but my father warned me that he would beat me to death if he... Read more
9 February 2016
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“I hear the cry of a little girl, she cries from the pain afflicted on her, she cried yesterday, cries today and may cry tomorrow, will you help me stop the pain?” Her Excellency (H.E), Mrs. Dolapo... Read more
1 January 2016
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1. Access to Maternal Health Limited access to health care services is a contributing factor to high maternal mortality in Nigeria. Every year about 33,000 women and girls die from pregnancy... Read more
1 January 2016
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Zainab, was 13 years old when she saw her first menstrual cycle. She remembers having cramps in her abdomen but that was overshadowed by her mother’s joy, “you are now a woman”, her mother said,... Read more
1 January 2016
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JANUARY: Scale-up of Humanitarian intervention in Nigeria’s North East In 2015, UNFPA further scaled up its humanitarian response in the North East, targeting 4.5million beneficiaries of the 14.... Read more
1 December 2015
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A 2 day national consultative conference on family planning programming in Nigeria was held in December. The conference was hosted by the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) in partnership... Read more
7 September 2015
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with the Government of Japan and the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (UN-CERF) has flagged off the distribution of 11, 000... Read more
24 August 2015
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“We are committed to ensuring that every adolescent girl, regardless of her age, culture or background has access to equitable and quality education and importantly expresses her right to live and... Read more
15 July 2015
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Ratidzai Ndlovu the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Nigeria said that the youth are effective drivers of change when they are empowered and given the right opportunities.... Read more
15 July 2015
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Our mandate is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. At the core of this mandate is the active participation... Read more

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