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UN: We’ll provide Nigeria with technical support to conduct census

    UN: We’ll provide Nigeria with technical support to conduct census

The United Nations Funds for Population Activities (UNFPA) says it is committed to supporting Nigeria carry out a census of international standards.    Rachel Snow, UNFPA chief population and development

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UNFPA: Demand for VVF services increasing in Kaduna

    UNFPA: Demand for VVF services increasing in Kaduna

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says the absence of timely medical treatment has increased the demand for vesico vaginal fistula (VVF) services in Kaduna state. Mariana Darboe, UNFPA programme

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UN says Nigeria’s population has hit 211m

    UN says Nigeria’s population has hit 211m

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has estimated Nigeria’s population to be 211.4 million. It also estimated that the life expectancy for Nigerian men is 54 and that of women,

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UN: Nigeria’s population now 201m

    UN: Nigeria’s population now 201m

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says Nigeria’s population has hit a new high of 201 million! In its 2019 state of the world population report seen by TheCable, UNFPA

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Osotimehin, former minister of health, is dead

  Osotimehin, former minister of health, is dead

Babatunde Osotimehin, Nigeria’s minister of health from December 2008 to March 2010, is dead. Up until his death, the 68-year-old

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US decision to cut funds to UNFPA ‘will cost lives’

  US decision to cut funds to UNFPA ‘will cost lives’

Katja Iversen, president/CEO of  Women Deliver, global advocate for the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women, says the

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UNFPA says family planning can lead to economic boom

  UNFPA says family planning can lead to economic boom

Family planning is not only a human right but also a development imperative, especially in Africa, which has large numbers

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Trump to cut off funding to UN agencies

  Trump to cut off funding to UN agencies

The administration of President Donald Trump is planning to stop funding any United Nations (UN) agency that promotes “the performance

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10: the age harmful practices on girls begin

  10: the age harmful practices on girls begin

Harmful practises, including child labour, female genital mutilation and other harmful practices are carried out on girls from the age

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UNFPA to introduce ‘husbands’ school’ in Nigeria

  UNFPA to introduce ‘husbands’ school’ in Nigeria

Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), has revealed the intention of the organisation to introduce a

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