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23 July 2014
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Increasing family planning availability

Increasing availability and access to quality family planning services and addressing the unmet need for contraceptives among individuals and couples is a key priority of the work of UNFPA, the... Read more

23 July 2014
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Fight against obstetric fistula marches on

DHARAN, Nepal - Dhani Devi Mukhiya remembers the days when her relatives shunned her in public and her husband threatened to bring home another wife. For some of the villagers in her community in... Read more

22 July 2014
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UNFPA resource center in southern Nepal

In an effort to enhance knowledge of local people on development issues including population, youth, sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender equality, social inclusion, a resource center... Read more

14 July 2014
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World Population Day calls for investment in young people

Young people took the stage, rallied in unison, recited poems, wrote essays, delivered speeches and got involved in other activities, forcefully calling for investment in their peers as Nepal... Read more

19 June 2014
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Knowing what’s what of population dynamics

Mid-career government officials and academicians have been oriented on the evidences of trends, patterns and future directions of population dynamics in Nepal and their use as guidance for... Read more

10 June 2014
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Sowing the seeds of population debates

For the first time, the Government of Nepal, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and other key non-governmental strategic partners teamed up to bring demographers, policy makers, academicians... Read more

22 May 2014
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Youth in Dadeldhura unveil action plan to address their concerns

In view of new and emerging issues facing today's young generation, the first youth conference was organized in Dadeldhura district from June 9-10, 2014. The conference was hosted by the District... Read more

5 May 2014
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Gaining momentum in launching midwifery education

Nepal's top government officials have expressed commitment to start midwifery education very soon. This is a milestone, considering that the country does not have midwifery as an independent... Read more

4 May 2014
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Young Nepali voices in post-2015 framework

Igroom Lama, a young woman from Nepal with support from the UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, attended the ECOSOC Youth forum in New York. This is her blog on her experience, reflecting on... Read more

25 April 2014
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Hope for more fistula service providers

The fact that Nepal faces a shortage of fistula service providers could past history very soon. In order to address this problem, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), a hospital based in... Read more

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