Nigeria joined the rest of West Africa for the third edition of the National Transfer Accounts (NTA)-AFRICA Conference in Somone, Senegal, to discuss the way forward on demographic dividends and sustainable development for member nations of the regional trading bloc.
Less than two weeks after its participation in a national summit for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the education sector, where it advocated reforms in basic education...
World Population Day is remembered and celebrated around the globe on July 11. Generally, the commemoration draws our attention to the urgency and importance of population issues. Population count is central to human development. Among others, it determines how many persons currently live in the country, and helps the government decide how to distribute funds…
The Country Representative of UNFPA, Ms Ulla Muller,has stressed the importance of education in releasing the potential of women and children.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has identified universal access to skilled midwives, as one of the most important ways to avert preventable maternal and newborn deaths.
In commemoration of International Condom and Valentine’s Days, stakeholders have called for consistent use of contraceptives against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unwanted pregnancies.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have called for urgent action at ensuring that the 2030 deadline to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is achieved.
In line with its philosophy and character as an impact-driven social initiative, the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) has lent its voice to the lingering humanitarian crisis in the war-torn African country of Somalia.
2 Dec 2022
Lagos State government, yesterday, partnered with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations (UN) Women, among others, to reduce the menace of gender-based violence...
30 Nov 2022
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has called on teachers and parents to stop using the corporal punishment method of teaching on children, stressing that it violates rights of the child.
24 Nov 2022
World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in collaboration with Cross River State Ministry of Health and other partners, have expressed worry over rapidly increasing world population...