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Malawi’s Ban on Child Marriage and Thoughts on Child Marriage in Nigeria

Posted by florida - February 20, 2015 - Uncategorized
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Malawi recently passed a law to ban child marriage. News reports on this pointed out that Malawi has a high rate of child marriage, up to fifty per cent in some areas. Child Marriage is another form of gender-based violence and human rights violation that limits girls opportunities to live healthy fulfilling lives. The health […]

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The Unmet Reproductive Health Needs for Nigeria’s Young

Posted by florida - February 20, 2015 - Uncategorized
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Reproductive health has received a lot of attention of late – and none too soon, I would say – with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation significantly increasing funding for reproductive health, and UNFPA’s launch of the FamilyPlanning2020 project. Globally, there is an estimated 120 million women with unmet family planning needs – those who want […]

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