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26 February 2019
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 “Female genital mutilation (FGM) has had a negative impact on girls in our community, many of them get married after cutting, when they are still young, and at the end the community isolates them... Read more
8 February 2019
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Although acknowledged globally as one of the most pervasive violations of human rights, gender-based violence (GBV) is also one of the least prosecuted crimes. Perpetrators operate with impunity in... Read more
6 February 2019
Statement
Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorway early one morning in her home, she was cut, bled profusely and experienced agonizing pain. The scarring she endured then... Read more
22 January 2019
Press Release
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019 — The Government of the Republic of Kenya and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) today announced the convening of a high-level conference to advance... Read more
6 December 2018
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This year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December was celebrated with the theme: “Empowering persons with disability and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.” In Zanzibar,... Read more
23 November 2018
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As pregnant women and their newborns are at the highest risk of death and morbidity during labour, childbirth and the first week after birth, investing in improved access to and quality of care,... Read more
26 October 2018
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—If the demographic dividend is to be harnessed, then the fundamental civil, political and socioeconomic rights of young people, including young women, must be protected and... Read more
25 October 2018
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On 8 October, 2018, the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, with support from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the Delegation of the European Union (EU... Read more
24 October 2018
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Multi-stakeholder participation at the National Dialogue The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania reiterated its commitment to end FGM, child marriage and teenage pregnancies in a three-day... Read more
23 October 2018
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Young open-source mapping volunteers descended on UNFPA during GA week for a mapathon to assist girls at risk of FGM in Tanzania. Mapping for FGM At the tail end of “General Assembly week” in New... Read more

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