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Date: 07/09/2019
Source: Daily Monitor
Type: In the News
Government has indicated the country is on course to meet the family planning 2020 commitments aimed at increasing the uptake of contraceptive use in the country as a tool to control the rapid population growth by next year. Initially made in 2012, the commitments were revised two years back to reduce the unmet need for family planning to 10 per cent and increase the modern contraceptive...
Date: 06/26/2019
Source: FIGO
Type: In the News
FIGO’s Postpartum Intrauterine Device (PPIUD) Project has been running in Nepal since 2015 in association with the Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (NESOG).The initiative trains healthcare providers in postpartum family planning counselling and the insertion of postpartum intrauterine devices (PPIUD). On a recent trip, we spoke to local women who have been counselled as part of...
Date: 06/19/2019
Source: Pulse Nigeria
Type: In the News
The Galadima of Muri, Alhaji Abba Tukur on Sunday advocated for a law to make secondary education a mandatory requirement for marriage in Nigeria. Tukur made the call in Jalingo when officials of the State Universal Basic Education Board and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) led 100 youths they trained on “Safe and Quality Education for Every Child” to his palace on a courtesy visit....
Date: 06/19/2019
Source: Political Analysis South Africa
Type: In the News
African women need greater choices when it comes to the provision of contraceptives, a South African AIDS activist has told a panel at the ninth South African AIDS Conference in Durban. The activist, Yvette Raphael, was speaking at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on Thursday, 13 June 2019, following the official release of the Evidence for Contraceptive Options...
Date: 06/14/2019
Source: Christian Science Monitor
Type: In the News
Feroza Mushtari was barely a teenager – just 12 or 13 years old – when a desperate knock on the front door changed her life. Darkness was falling over Kabul on that pre-winter day two decades ago when her mother answered the door. Outside was an older woman who had brought a younger relative, heavily pregnant and in need of urgent help. The archconservative Islamist Taliban then ruled Afghanistan...
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