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Government of DRC Announces Creation of First National Platform for Engaging Congolese Youth in AYSRH Decision-Making

Among immediate results emanating from the youth workshop, held August 23-24 in Kinshasa, was creation of the first national platform for officially engaging youth in decision-making processes about adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health (AYSRH).

The workshop, which focused on planning and budgeting for AYSRH interventions in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was held by the Evidence to Action (E2A) Project and Pathfinder International, in collaboration with the DRC’s Ministry of Health, and with support from USAID and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Why Chibok girls’ return is important to us – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to securing the release of the remaining abducted Chibok girls.

According to him, such criminal acts of abduction would not be condoned in the country.

He made the remark while receiving a delegation of girl child rights advocates from various schools in Abuja.

They were led by officials from the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Save the Children International and the UNFPA to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to mark the International Day of the Girl Child.


Osinbajo: Government committed to rescuing remaining Chibok girls

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the commitment of the federal government to securing the release of the remaining abducted Chibok girls, and sending a clear message to the rest of the world that such criminal acts of abduction would not be condoned in the country.

Osinbajo said, “We want to be able to challenge men and women all over the world about this sort of behaviour, and this is one of the reasons why we are advocating that this kind of conduct must be met with the greatest possible objection and force.


Deux jeunes champions de la planification familiale choisis pour contribuer à définir l’orientation du Partenariat FP2020

Désignés pour représenter la jeunesse, les deux candidats issus d’Asie et d’Afrique veilleront à ce que le partenariat tienne ses promesses en faveur de la génération de jeunes la plus importante de l’histoire


Announcing the 2017 Winners of 120 Under 40

The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health announces the 2017 winners of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders today.

120 Under 40 recognizes and highlights the achievements of the next generation of family planning leaders worldwide; it is led by the Gates Institute with support from Bayer. Over the course of this multi-year project, 120 young family planning champions will be chosen, 40 in each of the three project years.

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