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Twenty-five years ago, a global revolution started in Cairo when 179 world leaders met at the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and recognized that individuals have a basic human right to make free and responsible reproductive choices. The ICPD Programme of Action stressed that women's empowerment is a precondition for development. Despite progress in Africa, the quest to fulfill the ICPD...
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 “How do we ensure that while women are facing reproductive responsibilities, they are not left behind in playing their role as game changers for socio-economic development?” Dr. Maxime Houinato, the UN Women Uganda Representative posed this question for reflection to those in attendance at UNFPA’s Generation for Generation dialogue on May 14. The dialogue was the second in a series of dialogues organised by UNFPA a...
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The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA has committed to re-equip the theater at Panyadoli HC III in Kiryandongo refugee settlement in Northern Uganda. The announcement was made by UNFPA Representative, Mr. Alain Sibenaler on 5th May, the International Day of the Midwife, during a visit to the facility where he found that several equipment that are used to carry out lifesaving operations for emergency obstetric co...