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31 January 2018
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Abdullah Ali Abdullah has spent 30 years working with communities in North Kordofan to encourage abandonment of female genital mutilation. © UNFPA Sudan
EL OBEID, Sudan – In the early 1980s, Abdullah Ali Abdullah saw constant infections and childbirth complications while volunteering in a health centre in Sudan’s North Kordofan state. He soon... Read more
14 January 2018
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Khartoum, January 14, 2018 – Sweden and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sudan have signed today an agreement to progress the UNFPA Country Program (2018-2021). It aims at contributing... Read more
7 December 2016
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Zahra Zakaria was in labour for three days in a tent in West Darfur. A Caesarean section saved her and her son. © UNFPA
WEST DARFUR, Sudan – Something was terribly wrong. Zahra Zakaria was eight months pregnant when she went into labour in a tent in Kondabi, a remote village in Sudan’s West Darfur state. It was her... Read more
4 May 2016
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NORTH DARFUR, Sudan – Last year, when Zahar Ali went into labour with her first child, her family brought her to El Fasher Maternity Hospital, North Darfur’s largest health facility offering ... Read more
8 July 2015
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UNFPA has developed three e-courses in Procurement and Supply Chain related subjects. The courses are offered to UNFPA personnel, as well as to its partners in Governments, NGOs and institutions at... Read more
26 May 2015
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Significant gains have been made in improving sexual and reproductive health and advancing reproductive rights since the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development. But many... Read more
5 May 2015
Statement
Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund The International Day of the Midwife - marked on 5 May. Today, on the International Day of... Read more
11 August 2014
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UNFPA in  collaboration with the national population council oprganized a training for mid-level reporters on population issues in relation to the ICPD beyond 2014 and the global agenda. UNFPA in ... Read more
11 August 2014
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STATEMENT OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UNFPA International Youth Day, 12 August 2014 “Mental Health Matters”   A safe and healthy passage from adolescence into adulthood is the right of every child.... Read more
9 April 2014
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Changing cultural norms and beliefs need to come from within the community. People who are concerned with an issue as Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C) and who are convinced that it is... Read more

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