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19 April 2016
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UNFPA USAID Boost Data Gathering On Gender Based Violence

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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UNFPA Strengthens Access To Reproductive Health Services In The North East

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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Statement on the gender and equal opportunities bill

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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Nigeria Takes A Stand Against Sexual And Gender Based Violence

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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Using Mobile Technology To Improve Young People’s Reproductive Health In Nigeria

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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UNFPA And The Guardian Present The First Pan-african Award For Reporting On Female Genital Mutilation

“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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Female Genital Mutilation In Nigeria Must End Within A Generation

“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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A Look Back At UNFPA In 2015

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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6 Ways UNFPA Has Made A Difference In Nigeria

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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Reducing Early Marriage In Nigeria Through The Adolescent Girl Initiative

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

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