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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.


Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 - Day one highlights

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Press conferences at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

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Young people take the future into their hands

Young change-makers shape the world's approach to sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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IPS: Forced Child Marriage Must Be Stopped Says South Sudanese Child Activist

Young women and girls are still subjected to a range of harmful practices and violence, including early marriage. Every year, an estimated 12 million girls get married before the age of 18.

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Why is the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 important? | Girls' Globe on the ground

Why is the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 important?

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