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27 September 2019
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Celebration of ICPD 25th Anniversary in Burundi

Celebration of ICPD 25th Anniversary in Burundi

"I had a very bad company and my two great friends fell pregnant early; I was scared, I did not want to live the same experience", shared Noëlla Miburo, a 19-year-old girl living at Buye in Ngozi... Read more

5 August 2019
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25 Years of ICPD, what's changed in Burundi? Parliamentarians discussed on it

The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has organized with the Burundi Parliament a debate to analyze the implementation of the commitments of the International Conference on Population and... Read more

24 May 2019
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People-centered development is critical for Africa's future to ensure the Africa We Want

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, recommitted to the revolutionary decision taken at the 1994 International Conference on Population and... Read more

23 May 2019
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After 40 years of suffering and shame because of fistula, finally a respite

Marguerite Sindabakwira has suffered 40 years from Obstretic Fistula. She endured pain,shame,stigma,isolation before she could go to ​​​​Urumuri Center for surgery. Photo UNFPA Burundi/Queen BM... Read more

23 January 2019
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The Nairobi Summit to Advance the ICPD Programme of Action

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 18 January 2019—The Government of the Republic of Kenya and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) announced the convening of a high-level conference to advance the... Read more

9 November 2018
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When UNFPA saves lives in synergy with other UN Agencies in Burundi

In order to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled, UNFPA works in synergy with other partners to achieve this goal... Read more

26 October 2018
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Respect young people's rights and reap the demographic dividend - State of World Population 2018 launch in Africa

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

5 October 2018
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Africa has come a long way in addressing population and development issues

ACCRA, Ghana, Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development Five-Year Review, 5 October—African ministers in charge of population issues have endorsed the continental report on the... Read more

13 September 2018
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De l’Humiliation à l’arrière-cour à la Dignité retrouvée en plein jour

« J’ai été forcée de vivre pendant 9 ans dans un trou destiné aux briques à l’arrière-cour de la maison de mon père, parce que je souffrais de fistules obstétricales », témoigne Charlotte Nibigira,... Read more

13 September 2018
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From humiliation to the backyard to Dignity found in broad daylight

"I was forced to live for 9 years in a brick hole in the backyard of my father's house because I had obstetric fistula," says Charlotte Nibigira, a 17-year-old suffered from obstetric fistulas for 9... Read more

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