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On the Road to Nairobi

Sexual and reproductive health summit opens


Major commitments made by governments, civil society, private sector on opening day of landmark sexual and reproductive health summit

Nairobi, 12 November 2019 – World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end preventable maternal death, meet all women’s demand for family planning, and stop violence against women and girls by 2030.

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Imagine a world...

Imagine a world...

Imagine a world where no one is subjected to violence because of their gender, where no girl is forced to marry, where no girl of woman is subjected to female genital mutilation of harmful practice. Imagine a world where every couple can decide freely when and if to have children.

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A look ahead: Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 opens tomorrow

A look ahead: Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 opens tomorrow

Agence France-Presse

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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