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On the Road to Nairobi

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Young People at ICPD25: ‘ We Have the Right to Sexual and Reproductive Rights’

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 2019 (IPS) - Every day in developing countries it is estimated that 20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth. This amounts to 7.3 million births a year. Complications from pregnancy and childbirth are still the leading cause of death among adolescent girls, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) statistics.

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What is comprehensive sexuality education? A life saver.

Participants at the Nairobi Summit called for action to inform young people of their sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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This is why they march – For sexuality education in Rwanda

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IPS: Art Helping Women to Highlight Gender-based Violence at ICPD25

While women find it hard to talk about their painful experiences, some have found a way of expressing themselves through art. Women, trained as artists, from Nairobi’s informal settlements Kibera and Kangemi, have produced a beautiful quilt that tells stories about their daily challenges.

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All roads lead to Nairobi

All roads lead to Nairobi

Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 via YouTube

"We need a feminist humanitarian system"

Girls and women must be at the centre of crisis response.

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