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Date: 03/26/2018
Source: Nepali Times
Type: FP2020 in the Media
Sita Yonjan, 21, has a two-year-old daughter, and recently stopped using contraceptives even though she is not planning to have another child. She says she doesn’t need her birth control implant anymore because her husband went away to work in Qatar two months ago. Yonjan visited a health post in Rayale village of Kavre to remove the birth control implant that she had inserted last year. The tiny...
Date: 02/23/2018
Source: Himalayan News Service
Type: FP2020 in the Media
A briefing on Family Planning 2020 and Nepal’s commitment to family planning progress was conducted in Kathmandu today. Beth Schlachter, the executive director of FP2020 and Lubna Baqi, country representative of United Nations Population Fund highlighted the need of family planning in the country. They also highlighted the need to provide counselling to married couples about family planning and...
Date: 01/30/2018
Source: Global Health TV
Type: FP2020 in the Media
By July 2017, more than 309 million women and girls were using modern contraception in 69 focus countries identified by Family Planning 2020 (FP2020), a movement created in 2012 by four core partners, 38.8 million more than in 2012. This information came out in FP2020’s annual report “The Way Ahead, 2016-2017,” released in December. It reported that use of modern contraception in these 69...
Date: 10/03/2017
Source: UNFPA
Type: Updates
UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the rank of United Nations Under-Secretary-General. Dr. Kanem, a Panamanian, is the Fund’s fifth Executive Director. She had been serving as Acting Executive Director since June, and as Deputy Executive...
Date: 08/01/2017
Type: Updates
In July 2012, leaders from around the world gathered in London for a watershed event. The London Summit on Family Planning reignited global commitment to women’s fundamental right to decide for themselves whether and when to have children. An ambitious new goal was set—to empower 120 million additional women and girls in the world’s poorest countries to use modern contraception by 2020—and a new...
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