September 13, 2017

Nigeria Changes Family Planning Logo To Green Dot As A Symbol Of Unity

If you are Nigerian within the reproductive age of 15-49 ( yes, we know that some girls start to see their period as from the age of 11 and women still give birth even though they are over 50 years of age), you will be hearing a lot about the […]
July 11, 2017

#HerFuture: Three Powerful Benefits Of Family Planning

Access to safe, voluntary family planning is a human right. Family planning is central to gender equality and women’s empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty.  Yet in developing regions, some 214 million women who want to avoid pregnancy are not using safe and effective family planning […]
May 15, 2017

No Woman Should Die Of Childbirth – UNFPA

Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, UN Under-Secretary-General and the Executive Director of UN Population Fund (UNFPA) has said that it is no longer acceptable for a woman to die during childbirth. Osotimehin told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of an award dinner organized by the Nigeria Health Foundation […]
December 29, 2016

UNFPA shares 53,000 condoms to Nigerian youth in Calabar

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is reaching out to Nigerian youth through its Wise -up Cross River State campaign.
August 25, 2016

In pictures: UNFPA launches The Adolescent Girl Child Initiative in Northern Nigeria

The United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) on Wednesday said over 4.7 million girls within the age bracket of 15-19 suffers physical and sexual violence according to statistics as at 2015. UNFA stated this at the launch of the Adolecent Girl Child Initiative in Northern Nigeria which was held in Kaduna […]
July 11, 2016

Every day, over 20,000 girls under 18 give birth in developing countries

There is no place for early marriage in a world where empowered girls lead the way into a better future! Join the conversation with the hastag #WPD2016
July 1, 2016

UNFPA urges Nigeria to declare state of emergency on VVF

According to estimates, Nigeria currently has over 800,000 Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) patients and 20,000 are estimated to be added to this number every year. However, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an agency that supports Nigeria in the fight against the disease condition, repairs only about 100,000 patients annually. […]
June 4, 2016

Using mobile technology to improve young people’s reproductive health in Nigeria

From knowing about modern contraceptives to learning about healthy relationships, young people have a right to access comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education. However, they are prevented from accessing information on their sexual and reproductive health needs because of the stigma, cultural taboo and discrimination they may face. This is […]