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20 September 2016

African presidents urge investment in youth as continent sees rare demographic opportunity

World Bank Vice President Keith Hansen, President Idriss Déby of Chad, President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin and moderator Folly Bah Thibault (left to right) at a high-level dialogue on achieving the demographic dividend. © UNFPA/Koye Adeboye   UNITED NATIONS

9 March 2016

New multi-country initiative will protect millions of girls from child marriage – UNICEF/UNFPA

NEW YORK, 8 March 2016 — A new multi-country initiative to accelerate action to end child marriage will help protect the rights of millions of the world’s most vulnerable girls,UNICEF and UNFPA said on International...

5 February 2016

Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation by 2030, say UNFPA and UNICEF

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, and UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake, on the 2016 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation


This is the maiden edition of the UNFPA Gambia Country Office bi-monthly newsletter. In...


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