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With rising number of girls at risk, world in 'race against time' to end female genital mutilation – UN

Female genital mutilation is a violent act that, among other things, causes infection, disease, childbirth complications and death, said the Executive Directors of the United Nations Population Fund ( 763 more words

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UNFPA, YEDI collaborates LSACA take free HIV screening, counseling to Lagos Adeniji-Adele community

The Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI) have provided free HIV screening, testing and counseling to residents of Adeniji-Adele community in Lagos Island of Lagos state. 214 more words

14million vulnerable Nigerians in need of world humanitarian support — UNHCR

IDPs’ camp. PHOTO: hrw.org

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Assistant Representative for Operations in Nigeria,  Mr Boubacar Bamba on Tuesday said that about 14 million people currently needed humanitarian assistance. 411 more words

US withdraws funding for United Nations Population Fund.

The US says it is withdrawing funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that promotes family planning in more than 150 countries. 386 more words


and it only gets worse...

“The State Department said on Monday it was ending U.S. funding for the United Nations Population Fund, the international body’s agency focused on family planning as well as maternal and child health in more than 150 countries.” …

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