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The total fertility rate in Egypt dipped from 3.5 in 2014 to 3.1 in 2018, according to a study prepared by UNFPA, with data collected from the birth and mortality registration system implemented in collaboration between with the Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform and the Ministry of Health and Population. The system data was made available in April 2017 through the National Digital E-System,...
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The governor of Sohag Ahmed al-Ansary ordered the formation of a committee to raise awareness around reproductive health issues in the governorate after he participated in a policy dialogue with young people and representatives from different ministries organized by UNFPA as part of the Destination Egypt 2030 initiative that was planned and implemented as a part of “ICPD Egypt’s Roadmap to Nairobi”. The committee wi...
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As we mark World Humanitarian Day, UNFPA salutes those who respond to crises around the world. This year, we call attention to the courage and commitment of women humanitarians who assist people amidst conflict, disasters and displacement. When crisis strikes, women and girls are disproportionately affected and face increased risk of gender-based violence. Health facilities are often damaged or destroyed, leaving wo...