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State of World Population 2017

State of World Population Report

In today’s world, gaps in wealth have grown shockingly wide. Billions of people linger at the bottom, denied their human rights and prospects for a better life. At the top, resources and privileges accrue at explosive rates, pushing the world ever further from the vision of equality embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Response to the Chibok girls

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This factsheet highlights UNFPA and the Government of Canada's response to the freed Chibok girls

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UNFPA in Nigeria Vol. 1 Issue 5

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As the demographic dividend gains momentum, it is crucial to remember that harnessing the potential of young people and investing in them is at the centre of it all. Investment in their reproductive health and wellbeing; education; skills development; governance and social inclusion will determine how well they make it as leaders of tomorrow. In this fth edition of “UNFPA in Nigeria” you will learn more about how the Fund invests in the lives of women, girls and young people towards harnessing the demographic dividend.

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Adolescent Girl Initative In Northern Nigeria

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Northern Nigeria has the highest rates of female iliteracy in the country, and accounts for negative health outcomes, which includes maternal mortality. There is a strong and positive relationship between access to formal education among girls and healthier reproductive health behaviors. 

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Real People, Real Stories

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Real people, real stories. Join the campaign to end FGM in Nigeria

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Situation Report

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Situation report of UNFPA humanitarian interventions in Nigeria

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Preliminary findings of Female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria

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Nigeria has the highest absolute number of female genital mutilation (FGM) worldwide, accounting for about one-quarter of the estimated 130 million survivors of FGM in the world. Despite legislation and policies prohibiting the practice, it still occurs in many communities and settings in Nigeria. This Survey report highlights the prevalent rate of FGM in Nigeria and identifies the States where it is most prevalent.

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