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Date: 06/10/2019
Source: Kathmandu Post
Type: In the News
With the recent declaration of its Ward 5 as a child marriage-free zone, six of the ten wards in Chandrapur Municipality, Rautahat, have now joined the national campaign for eradicating child marriage from the country by 2030. The municipality aims to get rid of child marriage from all its 10 wards by early 2021. Officials and stakeholders say it’s going to be an uphill task, since the Dalits,...
Date: 06/10/2019
Source: Center for Global Development
Type: FP2020 in the Media
From Felice Apter, Amanda Glassman, Janeen Madan Keller and Rachel Silverman This note highlights three issues for the global FP movement post-2020, building on CGD’s engagement in this space, including our working group on alignment in family planning. We review the underlying critical assumptions in FP2020’s initial design along with their strengths and weaknesses, and place future approaches...
Date: 06/10/2019
Source: AFP
Type: In the News
Four Kenyan counties have, for the first time, established multi-agency government task forces with action plans to address their high teenage pregnancy rates. The action plans commit to leverage resources for, address policy barriers to, and enhance efficiency in providing contraceptive information and services for young people aged 10 to 19. As of June 2019, the action plans are officially...
Date: 06/10/2019
Source: Washington Post
Type: In the News
Jeanine was sitting in the middle of the road in Birlo, a village just outside of Bangui, Central African Republic’s capital. The 39-year-old woman, who suffers from mental and physical disabilities, was two months pregnant with her third child. The victim of a rape, Jeanine had no choice but to have the baby, not only because her family wouldn’t accept an abortion but also because they wouldn’t...
Date: 06/07/2019
Source: bdnews24.com
Type: FP2020 in the Media, In the News
Director of the Institute of Health Economics of Dhaka University Syed Abdul Hamid said, Bangladesh is still far behind achieving the indicators of the Family Planning 2020, popularly known as FP2020. “And that is why smart investment is needed,” he said, speaking at a session on the sidelines of the Women Deliver Conference 2019 in Vancouver. The largest conference on gender equality discusses...
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