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5 May 2016
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“Midwives are the first eyes to see and the first hands to hold our future” said Mr Stephen Sobhani, a key note speaker at the inaugural midwifery conference in Nigeria. The conference which was... Read more
19 April 2016
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As part of its support package to curb the impact of gender based violence (GBV) within internally displaced person’s (IDPs) camps, host communities and otherwise, UNFPA, the United Nations... Read more
31 March 2016
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has flagged off the distribution of 10, 000 dignity kits to survivors of insurgency and 144 comprehensive reproductive health kits to medical facilities,... Read more
29 March 2016
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The Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill deserves another look and adoption by the Senate as a further step by Nigeria towards fulfilling humanity’s vision of transforming our world by 2030 to... Read more
25 March 2016
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UNFPA, through its targeted interventions and years of advocacy with other partners, successfully witnessed Nigeria pass into law, its first “Violence against person’s prohibition” bill (VAPP). The... Read more
19 February 2016
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From knowing about modern contraceptives to learning about healthy relationships, young people have a right to access comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education. However, they are... Read more
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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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 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

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