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On the Road to Nairobi

As Nairobi Summit opens, leaders express optimism and urgency in securing rights for all

More than 6,000 world leaders, scholars, advocates, faith leaders and others converged on the Kenyatta International Conference Centre today to attend the first day of Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, which calls for action to end maternal deaths, stop gender-based violence and meet demand for family planning – all in 10 years.

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When is universal health coverage good for attaining universal sexual and reproductive health and rights?

This is a special year for all rights-based health advocates, as we celebrate 25 years of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD).

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Opening Day: Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Opening day: Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 via YouTube

Girls' Globe: Why women march to the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

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Private sector partners commit billions to help advance ICPD agenda

Private sector organizations including the Ford Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, World Vision and many others announced today at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 they will mobilize some $8 billion in combined new pledges to achieve zero preventable maternal deaths, zero unmet need for family planning, zero gender-based violence and harmful practices by 2030. A wide range of partners – from health care and technology companies to private foundations, international NGOs and sports leaders – have stepped up with commitments to advance women's, children’s and adolescents' health and well-being, including sexual and reproductive health and rights. 

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Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 - Background

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