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Date: 07/14/2019
Source: Devex
Type: FP2020 in the Media
A new campaign championing the benefits of combining family planning and conservation action — two sectors that have not seen eye to eye in the past — has been endorsed by more than 150 groups from both sides. The Thriving Together campaign, officially launched Thursday to mark World Population Day, aims to drive support for the idea that improving access to family planning is not only good for...
Date: 07/11/2019
Source: FP2020
Type: Press Releases
The Thriving Together campaign recognizes that family planning is critically important not only for women and girls but also for the environment Today, FP2020 joins over 150 other leading environmental and reproductive health organizations to pledge support for a first-of-its-kind campaign: Thriving Together. Organizations that have signed up to the Thriving Together campaign form a diverse...
Date: 06/13/2019
Source: The Lancet
Type: In the News
Women represent more than half of the 37 million people worldwide currently living with HIV, most of whom reside in sub-Saharan Africa, and more than 600 000 new infections occur each year among African women. Modern contraceptive methods are used by more than 700 million women worldwide, including more than 58 million African women. Use of these methods substantially improves maternal and child...
Date: 06/13/2019
Source: WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS & HRP
Type: In the News
WHO, UNAIDS and UNFPA welcome the results of a large clinical research study known as the Evidence for Contraceptive Options and HIV Outcomes (ECHO) study that was conducted in four African countries and published in the Lancet today. The study compared the risk of HIV acquisition among women randomized to three highly-effective reversible contraceptive methods. The ECHO study found no...
Date: 06/10/2019
Source: The Citizen
Type: In the News
Journalists from Tanzania and across the African continent are pushing for greater policy accountability of their governments in protecting women and girls from any and all harmful cultural practices. Indeed, some of the practices are known to have resulted in permanent injury or worse – including death! Ms Hawa Bihoga, a Dar es Salaam-based journalist, believes that several policies and related...
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