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13 February 2020
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Certificate delivery ceremony to 355 young people and women Leaders

A certificate delivery ceremony took place on February 13, 2020, to 355 youth and women leaders trained under the Project “Support for Political Participation of Women and Youth for the Promotion of... Read more

24 January 2020
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UNFPA committed to improving community awareness on reproductive health and family planning in Guinea-Bissau

Bissau, 24 January 2020 -- The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reaffirmed their commitment to work to increase the prevalence rate of Family Planning... Read more

23 January 2020
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UNFPA promotes coordination meeting between partners implementing the “Project for the political participation of women and young people for peace and development in Guinea-Bissau”

UNFPA promotes coordination meeting between partners implementing the “Project for the political participation of women and young people for peace and development in Guinea-Bissau” Within the... Read more

9 January 2020
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Five communities in the sector of Catio, Tombali region, declare abandoning harmful practices to the health of women and children

Under the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Program to end FGM, the Ministry of Women, Family and Social Protection, through its National Committee for the Abandonment of Harmful Practices organized a ceremony in... Read more

25 November 2019
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UNFPA joins 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence

Orange the World: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence UNFPA, United Nations Population Fund, once again joined the annual campaign on 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence.... Read more

27 September 2019
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National School of Health organizes midwives Graduation Ceremony with UNFPA's support

The National School of Health held a graduation ceremony for 20 newly graduated midwives from the complementary course of obstetric to obtain the Specialist Midwife degree. Held as part of the post... Read more

31 July 2019
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UNFPA promotes women’s and youth political participation for peace and development in Guinea-Bissau

As part of the project: “Supporting Women’s and Youth Political Participation”, a consultation workshop on functional literacy was held in Bissau on the 31 July 2019 at the facilities of the National... Read more

15 July 2019
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July 11 - World Population Day

“The 2019 celebration of World Population Day is an act that invites each of us to analyse and seek solutions on what to do to accelerate the promises made in adopting the ICPD action plan by our... Read more

7 June 2019
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What has changed in Bissau since Cairo

ICPD and sustainable development in Guinea-Bissau   The focus on human rights, the mission for gender equality and universal access to quality public services should continue to guide the actions of... Read more

15 August 2018
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UNFPA has built six health facilities in hard-to-reach parts of Guinea-Bissau. Here, a monitoring team digs out of a waterlogged road on their way to a health facility rehabilitation project in Gã-Para. © UNFPA Guinea-Bissau

Relief for women facing treacherous journey to medical care in Guinea-Bissau

BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau – Until last month, when a woman needed an emergency Caesarean section on the island of Bubaque, in Guinea-Bissau, she had to take a five-hour boat ride to the capital city. And... Read more

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